- On 01 November 2020, Super Typhoon GONI (locally known as ROLLY) made its first landfall in the vicinity of Bato, Catanduanes (Bicol Region) with maximum sustained winds of 225 km/h (equivalent to Category 4 in the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale) and gustiness of up to 280 km/h. It made a total of four (4) landfalls, and resulted in direct wind damage, storm surge hazard, flooding, landslide, lahar, mudflow, and rock slides along its path.
- On 31 October 2020, the NDRRMC Response Cluster was activated to monitor and facilitate emergency response and humanitarian assistance. To date, the NDRRMC Response Cluster is still in operations.
- Impact to population in the regions of Cagayan Valley, Central Luzon, CALABARZON, MIMAROPA, Bicol, Eastern Visayas, CAR, and NCR are as follows:
- A total of 375,074 families or 1,459,762 persons were affected.
- 46,194 families or 181,759 persons are still being served inside and outside evacuation centres.
iii. 1,291 evacuation centres are still being used by internally displaced persons.
- 178 COVID-19 patients and 417 medical/support staff in 11 mega and local quarantine/testing facilities were evacuated.
- There are 20 dead, 165 injured, and 6 missing persons.
- Status of Critical Lifelines :
- 16 road sections and 6 bridges are still not passable.
- All airports and seaports in the affected areas are now operational.
iii. A total of 128 cities/municipalities are still experiencing power interruptions/outages .
- A total of 40 cities/municipalities are still experiencing water interruptions/outages .
- A total of 68 cities/municipalities experienced telecommunications network interruptions/outages .
- NDRRMC deployed a Rapid Damage Assessment and Needs Analysis (RDANA)
Team to Catanduanes province from 05 to 09 November 2020.
- On 06 November 2020, NDRRMC accepted the AHA Centre’s offer of humanitarian assistance; specifically, the mobilisation of regional stockpiles in the Disaster Emergency Logistics System for ASEAN (DELSA) Satellite Warehouse in Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City, Philippines. These regional stockpiles are funded by the Japan-ASEAN Integration Fund (JAIF) and Direct Relief. The AHA Centre is currently facilitating the mobilisation of DELSA stockpiles and local procurement of tarpaulins, in coordination with the NDRRMC – Office of Civil Defense (OCD).
Source: ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance