Over 2,300 affected by #VintaPH

The people in the affected areas need your help. Learn how to donate to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)

SLIPPERY ROAD. A road in Candon, Ilocos Sur at 8 pm Thursday, October 31. Photo by Faye Sales

MANILA, Philippines – At least 2,300 residents have been affected by typhoon Vinta as of 12nn Friday, November 1, according to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).

Ilocos region has the most number of affected individuals at 1,446. There are 405 affected people in Cagayan Valley and 450 in the Cordillera Region.

In Cagayan Valley, the displaced stay in 4 government evacuation centers in the towns of Gonzaga, Sta. Teresita, Ballesteros, and Moconacon in Isabela.

The village hall in Barangay 27 in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte was also used as a temporary shelter. Five families who sought temporary shelter returned to their homes on Friday.

Meanwhile, at least 14 passengers bound for Calayan Island were stranded in Claveria, Cagayan.

Typhoon Vinta (international codename Krosa) made landfall in northern Luzon at 4:45 on Thursday, October 31. 

No major damage was reported as Typhoon Vinta moved away from the Philippine area of responsibility on Friday afternoon.

Relief assistance

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) allocated at least P92 million worth of relief assistance on Thursday, October 31. The assistance increased to P95.35 million on Friday morning.

The people in the affected areas need your help. For donations, you may contact the DSWD:

For in-kind donation (goods):

Mr Roel Montesa Mobile number: 09263469927 E-mail: roelmontesa@gmail.com

Ms Elma Pille
E-mail: ecpille@dswd.gov.ph.

NAIA Chapel Road, Pasay City (at the back of CAAP).

For cash donations:

Deposit to DSWD Acct. Nos. 3122-1011-84 (current) and 3124-0055-81 (savings).

For more details, contact Ms Fe Catalina Ea at 09186281897. – Rappler.com