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Typhoon in the Philippines

Friday, 01 December 2006

Type of Event:
Typhoon
Location of Event:
Philippines
Date of Charter Activation:
01/12/2006
Charter Requestor:
UNOOSA on behalf of UNOCHA
Project Management:

Description of the event

Typhoon Durian ("Reming"), a category 4 storm, hit the islands of the Philippines on 29 November, where the southern part of Luzon island was heavily affected. Gusts of 225-265 km per hour caused extensive damage. By 1st December media reported over 1,000 deaths and hundreds of thousands of evacuees following the strong winds, heavy rain and resulting landslides around Mount Mayon, about 320 km south of Manila.  

Durian Population Density

Source: Landscan 2004
Acquired: 2004

Copyright: GIS Data: GIST, NGA, OCHA, GEBCO Image processing, map created 01/12/2006 by UNOSAT.

Durian Guinobatan Albay

Source: ALOS
Acquired: 03/12/2006

Copyright: JAXA 2006 Image processing, map created 05/12/2006 by UNOSAT.

Durian Daraga Albay

Source: ALOS
Acquired: 03/12/2006

Copyright: JAXA 2006 Image processing, map created 05/12/2006 by UNOSAT.

Durian Calabanga Camarines Sur

Source: ALOS
Acquired: 03/12/2006

Copyright: JAXA 2006 Image processing, map created 05/12/2006 by UNOSAT.

Durian Nabua Camarines Sur

Source: ALOS
Acquired: 03/12/2006

Copyright: JAXA 2006 Image processing, map created 05/12/2006 by UNOSAT.

Durian Naga Camarines Sur

Source: ALOS
Acquired: 03/12/2006

Copyright: JAXA 2006 Image processing, map created 05/12/2006 by UNOSAT.