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Typhoon Koppu - Oct 2015

Status
Past
Countries
Philippines
Disaster types
Tropical Cyclone
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In the afternoon of 14 October 2015, Typhoon Koppu (known locally as "Lando") entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility. A total of 72 families, or 219 people, have been pre-emptively evacuated in the Province of Isabela (Govt, 17 Oct 2015).

Typhoon Koppu made landfall in Casiguran town in Aurora province on 18 October, weakening from a Category 3 to Category 1 strength. Some 14,300 people have evacuated to 108 evacuation centres. (OCHA, 18 Oct 2015)

The government reported at least 46 deaths, 82 injured and 5 missing from the storm. More than half a million people have evacuated, of which 108,700 people are in 424 evacuation centres. (OCHA, 23 Oct 2015)

Government-led relief efforts are transitioning to recovery operations three weeks into the response to Typhoon Koppu (known locally as Lando). Flooding is receding in all areas according to the Philippine Red Cross. (OCHA, 6 Nov 2016)