Taal Volcano eruption: What we know about affected towns, cities

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Taal Volcano eruption: What we know about affected towns, cities

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(18th UPDATE) Here are figures showing the impact of the eruption on affected communities in Batangas and Cavite, based on the latest situation report of the NDRRMC

MANILA, Philippines (18th UPDATE) – Taal Volcano was downgraded to Alert Level 2 on Friday, February 14. It was under Alert Level 4 for two weeks after it first spewed ash on January 12, then was under Alert Level 3 for almost 3 weeks from January 26.

The eruption has so far affected at least 151,386 families or 584,236 persons in the provinces of Batangas and Cavite, according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC).

Of this number, around 1,813 families or 6,666 persons remain in evacuation centers. Meanwhile, 52,641 families or 194,806 persons are outside evacuation centers or staying with relatives or friends.

As of January 19, the cost of agricultural damage rose to P3.22 billion from an earlier figure of P3.06 billion. Damage to infrastructure was also pegged at P192.98 million as of February 6.

Here are some details in each city and municipality, based on latest information from the NDRRMC’s situation report as of 6 am Sunday, February 16.

Figures from previous NDRRMC situation reports are also logged below the list. 

The cities and municipalities below are arranged alphabetically. This will be updated as soon as new situation reports come in.

The NDRRMC noted that many towns and cities in Calabarzon, Metro Manila, and Central Luzon have hosted internally displaced persons (IDPs) from other areas.

DANGER ZONE AREAS

The following towns and cities are within Taal’s 14-kilometer (km) danger zone, which means they would be hit hardest in the event of a hazardous eruption:

  • Batangas: Agoncillo, Alitagtag, Balete, Cuenca, Laurel, Lemery, Lipa City (especially lakeside areas), Malvar, Mataasnakahoy, San Jose, San Nicolas, Santa Teresita, Taal, Talisay, Tanauan City
  • Cavite: Tagaytay City
Meanwhile, parts or the entirety of the following areas are within Taal’s 17-km danger zone:
  • Batangas: Balayan, Bauan, Calaca, Lian, Nasugbu, San Luis, San Pascual, Santo Tomas, Tuy
  • Cavite: Alfonso, Amadeo, Indang, Mendez, Silang
  • Laguna: Calamba City

The western side of Malvar, Batangas, is within the 14-km radius danger zone, but most of the town is still within the 17-km radius.

BATANGAS

The following sections of the Talisay-Laurel-Agoncillo Road are still not passable due to damaged pavement and due to the lockdowns in certain villages in Agoncillo and Laurel:

  • K094+230 to K102+803
  • K100+026 to K102+082

The following sections of the Tagaytay-Taal Lake Road are on lockdown as a safety precaution:

  • K0057+(-1209) to K0064+357
  • K0060+(-158) to K0062+213

The province of Batangas as a whole received assistance from the Department of Education (DepEd) worth P31.864 million.

Agoncillo

The lockdown has been lifted for Agoncillo, including the 3 villages near the permanent danger zone. This means residents may now return to their homes.

  • Affected population: 73 families / 387 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: none

Families in Agoncillo have received assistance from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) worth P64,113.80 and from the Department of Agriculture (DA) worth P903,500.

Alitagtag

The lockdown has been lifted for Alitagtag, which means residents may now return to their homes.

  • Affected population: 1,853 families / 6,178 persons
  • Outside evacuation centers: 705 families / 2,312 persons 

Families in Alitagtag have received assistance from the DA worth P418,500.

Balayan

  • Affected population: 5,212 families / 18,294 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: 91 families / 304 persons
  • Number of evacuation centers: 2
  • Outside evacuation centers: 882 families / 3,322 persons

Families in Balayan have received assistance from the DSWD worth P981,695.42 and from the Department of Health (DOH) worth P802,626.87.

Balete

Barangay Calawit, which is part of Balete in the Taal Volcano Island, is on permanent lockdown.

  • Affected population: 417 families / 1,525 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: none

Families in Balete have received assistance from the DSWD worth P301,712 and from the DA worth P1.654 million.

Batangas City

  • Affected population: 11,962 families / 44,562 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: 114 families / 378 persons
  • Number of evacuation centers: 3
  • Outside evacuation centers: 6,026 families / 21,766 persons

Families in Batangas City have received assistance from the DSWD worth P1,538,207.86 and from the DepEd worth P280,000.

Bauan

  • Affected population: 8,384 families / 31,285 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: none
  • Outside evacuation centers: 697 families / 2,516 persons

Families in Bauan have received assistance from the DSWD worth P1,048,449.20.

Calaca

  • Affected population: 2,265 families / 8,381 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: none

Families in Calaca have received assistance from the DSWD worth P192,341.40.

Calatagan

  • Affected population: 2,226 families persons / 8,002 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: 15 families / 58 persons
  • Number of evacuation centers: 2
  • Outside evacuation centers: 246 families / 790 persons

Families in Calatagan have received assistance from the DSWD worth P161,038.78.

Cuenca

The lockdown has been lifted for Cuenca, which means residents may now return to their homes.

  • Affected population: 1,095 families / 3,761 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: none

Families in Cuenca have received assistance from the DSWD worth P150,856 and from the DA worth P250,000.

Ibaan

  • Affected population: 1,863 families / 6,640 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: 325 families / 1,238 persons
  • Number of evacuation centers: 4
  • Outside evacuation centers: 607 families / 2,035 persons

Laurel

The lockdown has been lifted for Laurel, including the 3 villages near the permanent danger zone. This means residents may now return to their homes.

  • Affected population: 1,158 families / 4,730 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: 415 families / 1,441 persons
  • Number of evacuation centers: 4

Power was restored in Laurel on January 17 at 5 pm.

Families in Laurel have received assistance from the DSWD worth P82,216.52 and from the DA worth P4,771,100.

Lemery

The lockdown has been lifted for Lemery, which means residents may now return to their homes.

  • Affected population: 20,151 families / 93,157 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: none

Power was restored in Lemery on January 17 at 5 pm.

Families in Lemery have received assistance from the DA worth P5.867 million.

Lian

  • Affected population: 937 families / 3,499 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: 20 families / 60 persons
  • Number of evacuation centers: 3
  • Outside evacuation centers: 110 families / 410 persons

Lipa City

The lockdown has been lifted for Lipa City, which means residents may now return to their homes.

  • Affected population: 7,476 families / 31,471 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: none
  • Outside evacuation centers: 4,781 families / 20,960 persons

Power has been restored in Lipa City since January 12, 7:30 pm.

Families in Lipa City have received assistance from the DSWD worth P1,306,022.14, from the DepEd worth P772,000, and from the DA worth P2,147,830.

Lobo

  • Affected population: 186 families / 728 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: none
  • Outside evacuation centers: 129 families / 405 persons

Mabini

  • Affected population: 1,182 families / 4,031 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: none
  • Outside evacuation centers: 182 families / 557 persons

Families in Mabini have received assistance from the DSWD worth P61,850.96.

Malvar

The lockdown has been lifted for Malvar, which means residents may now return to their homes.

  • Affected population: 7,061 families / 28,799 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: none
  • Outside evacuation centers: 1,508 families / 6,173 persons

Power was restored in Malvar on January 14 at 4 pm.

Families in Malvar have received assistance from the DSWD worth P36,428.40 and from the DA worth P245,000.

Mataasnakahoy

The lockdown has been lifted for Mataasnakahoy, which means residents may now return to their homes.

  • Affected population: 1,121 families / 3,998 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: 40 families / 150 persons
  • Number of evacuation centers: 1
  • Outside evacuation centers: 375 families / 1,391 persons

Families in Mataasnakahoy have received assistance from the DSWD worth P167,056 and from the DA worth P545,000.

Nasugbu

  • Affected population: 2,540 families / 9,023 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: 33 families / 120 persons
  • Number of evacuation centers: 2
  • Outside evacuation centers: 259 families / 881 persons

Families in Nasugbu have received assistance from the DSWD worth P95,416.42 and from the DA worth P1,778,520.

Padre Garcia

  • Affected population: 708 families / 3,031 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: none

Families in Padre Garcia have received assistance from the DA worth P314,500.

Rosario

  • Affected population: 2,895 families / 11,920 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: 31 families / 105 persons
  • Number of evacuation centers: 1
  • Outside evacuation centers: 1,675 families / 7,080 persons

Families in Rosario have received assistance from the DSWD worth P76,550.96.

San Jose

  • Affected population: 2,123 families / 8,386 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: none
  • Outside evacuation centers: 373 families / 1,452 persons

Families in San Jose have received assistance from the DSWD worth P130,113.30 and from the DA worth P457,500.

San Juan

  • Affected population: 1,429 families / 5,070 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: none
  • Outside evacuation centers: 224 families / 789 persons

Families in San Juan have received assistance from the DSWD worth P156,890.24.

San Luis

  • Affected population: 5,135 families / 17,833 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: 155 families / 527 persons
  • Number of evacuation centers: 5
  • Outside evacuation centers: 1,185 families / 3,792 persons

Families in San Luis have received assistance from the DSWD worth P1,510,522.48.

San Nicolas

Barangay Alas-as and Barangay Pulang Bato, which are part of San Nicolas in the Taal Volcano Island, are on permanent lockdown.

  • Affected population: 10 families / 95 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: none

Families in San Nicolas have received assistance from the DA worth P832,000.

San Pascual

  • Affected population: 5,769 families / 20,126 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: 63 families / 213 persons
  • Number of evacuation centers: 2
  • Outside evacuation centers: 2,443 families / 8,587 persons

Families in San Pascual have received assistance from the DSWD worth P521,584.62.

Santa Teresita

The lockdown has been lifted for Santa Teresita, which means residents may now return to their homes.

  • Affected population: 342 families / 1,088 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: none
  • Outside evacuation centers: 77 families / 212 persons

Families in Santa Teresita have received assistance from the DSWD worth P94,285.

Santo Tomas City

  • Affected population: 2,793 families / 11,935 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: none

Families in Santo Tomas City have received assistance from the DSWD worth P1,238,386.50 and from the DA worth P327,000.

Taal

The lockdown has been lifted for Taal, which means residents may now return to their homes.

  • Affected population: 209 families / 1,001 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: none

Families in Taal have received assistance from the DSWD worth P673,389.50 and from the DA worth P209,000.

Talisay

Sitio Tabla and Barangay San Isidro, which are parts of Talisay in the Taal Volcano Island, are on permanent lockdown.

  • Affected population: 325 families / 1,249 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: 322 families / 1,263 persons
  • Number of evacuation centers: 3

Power was restored in Talisay on January 14 at 5 pm.

Families in Talisay have received assistance from the DA worth P793,000.

Tanauan City

The lockdown has been lifted for Tanauan City, which means residents may now return to their homes.

  • Affected population: 6,889 families / 25,746 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: none
  • Outside evacuation centers: 302 families / 1,160 persons

Power was restored in Tanauan City on January 14 at 5 pm.

Families in Tanauan City have received assistance from the DSWD worth P283,002, from the DepEd worth P4.292 million, from the local government unit (LGU) worth P11,498,744.61, and from the DA worth P557,560.

Taysan

  • Affected population: 822 families / 3,039 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: none
  • Outside evacuation centers: 147 families / 459 persons

Tuy

  • Affected population: 2,117 families / 8,078 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: none
  • Outside evacuation centers: 347 families / 1,153 persons

Families in Tuy have received assistance from the DSWD worth P72,033.74.

CAVITE

These areas hosted IDPs. Tagaytay City hosted both IDPs and its residents affected by the eruption.

The province of Cavite as a whole received assistance from the DepEd worth P680,000.

Alfonso

  • Affected population: 2,856 families / 10,979 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: none
  • Outside evacuation centers: 430 families / 1,510 persons

Families in Alfonso have received assistance from the DSWD worth P325,848.96.

Power was restored in Alfonso on January 17 at 9:30 am.

Amadeo

  • Affected population: 881 families / 3,274 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: none
  • Outside evacuation centers: 315 families / 946 persons

Power was restored in Amadeo on January 15 at 9:30 am.

Families in Amadeo have received assistance from the DSWD worth P98,056.40.

Bacoor City

  • Affected population: 514 families / 1,849 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: none
  • Outside evacuation centers: 432 families / 1,572 persons

Families in Bacoor City have received assistance from the DepEd worth P20,000 and from the LGU worth P5 million.

Carmona

  • Affected population: 328 families / 1,253 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: none
  • Outside evacuation centers: same as affected population

Dasmariñas City

  • Affected population: 691 families / 2,685 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: none
  • Outside evacuation centers: 297 families / 1,240 persons

General Emilio Aguinaldo

  • Affected population: 128 families / 489 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: none
  • Outside evacuation centers: 38 families / 120 persons

Families in General Emilio Aguinaldo have received assistance from the DSWD worth P48,273.92.

General Trias City

  • Affected population: 1,478 families / 5,777 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: 30 families / 157 persons
  • Number of evacuation centers: 4
  • Outside evacuation centers: 502 families / 1,801 persons

Families in General Trias City have received assistance from the DepEd worth P240,000.

Indang

  • Affected population: 368 families / 1,330 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: none
  • Outside evacuation centers: 161 families / 555 persons

Power was restored in Indang on January 17 at 9:30 am.

Families in Indang have received assistance from the DSWD worth P16,670.50.

Maragondon

  • Affected population: 376 families / 1,347 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: none
  • Outside evacuation centers: 64 families / 240 persons

Families in Maragondon have received assistance from the DSWD worth P206,108.

Mendez (Mendez-Nuñez)

  • Affected population: 362 families / 1,335 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: none
  • Outside evacuation centers: 231 families / 835 persons

Power was restored in Mendez on January 17 at 9:30 am.

Naic

  • Affected population: 187 families / 668 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: 17 families / 68 persons
  • Number of evacuation centers: 1
  • Outside evacuation centers: 138 families / 491 persons

Families in Naic have received assistance from the DSWD worth P25,005.75.

Noveleta

  • Affected population: 16 families / 56 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: none

Silang

  • Affected population: 377 families / 1,485 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: 4 families / 14 persons
  • Number of evacuation centers: 1
  • Outside evacuation centers: 297 families / 1,240 persons

Tagaytay City

  • Affected population: 3,421 families / 12,707 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: none
  • Outside evacuation centers: 947 families / 3,404 persons

Power was restored in Tagaytay City on January 15 at 9:30 am.

Families in Tagaytay City have received assistance from the DSWD worth P101,827.80.

Tanza

  • Affected population: 151 families / 636 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: none

Ternate

  • Affected population: 28 families / 99 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: none

Families in Ternate have received assistance from the DSWD worth P11,366.25.

Trece Martires City

  • Affected population: 14,556 families / 50,504 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: none
  • Outside evacuation centers: same as affected population

LAGUNA

The following towns hosted IDPs.

The province of Laguna as a whole received assistance from the DepEd worth P140,000.

Alaminos

  • Affected population: 709 families / 2,518 persons
  • Outside evacuation centers: 140 families / 517 persons

Bay

  • Affected population: 558 families / 2,142 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: 18 families / 110 persons
  • Number of evacuation centers: 1
  • Outside evacuation centers: 117 families / 412 persons

Families in Bay have received assistance from the DSWD worth P274,361.84.

Biñan City

Families in Biñan City have received assistance from the DepEd worth P20,000.

Cabuyao City

  • Affected population: 688 families / 3,482 persons
  • Outside evacuation centers: 648 families / 3,235 persons

Power was restored in Cabuyao City on January 17.

Families in Cabuyao City have received assistance from the DSWD worth P201,392.76.

Calamba City

  • Affected population: 5,370 families / 19,608 persons
  • Outside evacuation centers: 2,636 families / 9,858 persons

Power was partially restored in some barangays in Calamba City starting January 15.

Families in Calamba City have received assistance from the DepEd worth P60,000.

Cavinti

  • Affected population: 51 families / 217 persons
  • Outside evacuation centers: 8 families / 32 persons

Cavinti experienced power interruption on January 15.

Kalayaan

  • Affected population: 24 families / 103 persons
  • Outside evacuation centers: same as affected population

Kalayaan experienced power interruption on January 15.

Los Baños

  • Affected population: 304 families / 1,026 persons
  • Outside evacuation centers: same as affected population

Magdalena

  • Affected population: 46 families / 172 persons
  • Outside evacuation centers: 34 families / 127 persons

Majayjay

  • Affected population: 62 families / 229 persons
  • Outside evacuation centers: same as affected population

Nagcarlan

  • Affected population: 116 families / 408 persons
  • Outside evacuation centers: same as affected population

Families in Nagcarlan have received assistance from the DOH worth P76,767.36.

Pakil

  • Affected population: 25 families / 95 persons
  • Outside evacuation centers: 18 families / 75 persons

Pila

  • Affected population: 154 families / 551 persons
  • Outside evacuation centers: same as affected population

San Pablo City

  • Affected population: 289 families / 1,426 persons
  • Outside evacuation centers: 51 families / 306 persons

San Pedro City experienced power interruption on January 13.

Families in San Pablo City have received assistance from the DSWD worth P253,147.30 and from the DepEd worth P20,000.

Santa Cruz

  • Affected population: 149 families / 607 persons
  • Outside evacuation centers: 52 families / 209 persons

Santa Rosa City

  • Affected population: 136 families / 504 persons
  • Outside evacuation centers: 125 families / 465 persons

San Pedro City experienced power interruption on January 13.

Siniloan

  • Affected population: 13 families / 55 persons
  • Outside evacuation centers: same as affected population

Other areas

The following towns in Laguna experienced power interruption:

  • January 15: Lumban, Paete, Pagsanjan

QUEZON

The following towns hosted IDPs.

Candelaria

  • Affected population: 878 families / 3,102 persons
  • Outside evacuation centers: 842 families / 2,929 persons

Families in Candelaria have received assistance from the DSWD worth P378,875.

Dolores

  • Affected population: 620 families / 2,368 persons
  • Inside evacuation centers: 120 families / 460 persons
  • Number of evacuation centers: 1
  • Outside evacuation centers: 14 families / 46 persons

Gumaca

  • Affected population: 19 families / 67 persons
  • Outside evacuation centers: 15 families / 63 persons

Lucena City

  • Affected population: 266 families / 1,053 persons
  • Outside evacuation centers: 192 families / 803 persons

Pagbilao

  • Affected population: 90 families / 355 persons
  • Outside evacuation centers: 42 families / 145 persons

Pitogo

  • Affected population: 38 families / 152 persons
  • Outside evacuation centers: same as affected population

Families in Pitogo have received assistance from the LGU worth P50,400.

Real

  • Affected population: 15 families / 51 persons
  • Outside evacuation centers: 11 families / 41 persons

San Antonio

  • Affected population: 673 families / 2,785 persons
  • Outside evacuation centers: 650 families / 2,691 persons

Families in San Antonio have received assistance from the DSWD worth P873,825.24.

Tiaong

  • Affected population: 1,557 families / 5,770 persons
  • Outside evacuation centers: 1,229 families / 4,546 persons

Families in Tiaong have received assistance from the DSWD worth P61,850.96.

Other areas hosting IDPs

  • Agdangan – 18 families / 70 persons
  • Atimonan – 13 families / 66 persons
  • Calauag – 1 family / 4 persons
  • Catanauan – 37 families / 134 persons
  • General Luna – 28 families / 121 persons
  • Infanta – 12 families / 45 persons
  • Lopez – 9 families / 47 persons
  • Lucban – 29 families / 191 persons
  • Macalelon – 4 families / 18 persons
  • Mauban – 44 families / 170 persons
  • Mulanay – 14 families / 54 persons
  • Padre Burgos – 28 families / 93 persons
  • Panukulan – 12 families / 45 persons
  • Perez – 12 families / 31 persons
  • Plaridel – 2 families / 9 persons
  • Polillo – 5 families / 20 persons
  • Quezon – 10 families / 31 persons
  • Sampaloc – 9 families / 23 persons
  • Sariaya – 465 families / 1,670 persons
  • Tagkawayan – 7 families / 32 persons
  • Tayabas City – 123 families / 522 persons

RIZAL

The following towns and city hosted IDPs.

  • Angono – 17 families / 55 persons
  • Antipolo City – 90 families / 353 persons
    • Families in Antipolo City have received assistance from the DepEd worth P20,000.
  • Baras – 2 families / 10 persons
  • Binangonan – 27 families / 114 persons
  • Cainta – 82 families / 315 persons
  • Cardona – 2 families / 10 persons
  • Jala-Jala – 62 families / 217 persons
  • Morong – 12 families / 42 persons
  • Pililla – 27 families / 93 persons
  • Rodriguez (Montalban) – 19 families / 80 persons
  • Teresa – 14 families / 54 persons

METRO MANILA

The following cities hosted IDPs.

Metro Manila as a whole received assistance from the DOH worth P497,000.

  • Caloocan City – 51 families / 210 persons
    • Families in Caloocan City have received assistance from the DSWD worth P4,916.70.
  • Makati City – 20 families / 78 persons
    • Families in Makati City have received assistance from the DSWD worth P22,697.80.
  • Malabon City – 32 families / 141 persons
    • Families in Malabon City have received assistance from the DSWD worth P2,269.78.
  • Mandaluyong City – 72 families / 273 persons
  • Manila – 210 families / 814 persons
    • Families in Manila have received assistance from the DSWD worth P115,001.03.
  • Marikina City – 1 family / 5 persons
    • Families in Marikina City have received assistance from the DSWD worth P1,134.89.
  • Muntinlupa City – 367 families / 1,406 persons
    • Families in Muntinlupa City have received assistance from the DSWD worth P2,269.78.
  • Navotas City – 12 families / 48 persons
  • Parañaque City – 123 families / 446 persons
  • Quezon City – 61 families / 262 persons
    • Families in Quezon City have received assistance from the DSWD worth P67,335.65.
  • San Juan City – 17 families / 56 persons
    • Families in San Juan City have received assistance from the DSWD worth P17,400.49.
  • Taguig City – 590 families / 2,257 persons
  • Valenzuela City – 43 families / 212 persons

CENTRAL LUZON REGION

The following provinces hosted IDPs.

  • Bataan – 3 families / 11 persons
  • Bulacan – 14 families / 44 persons
  • Nueva Ecija – 10 families / 30 persons
  • Pampanga – 50 families / 184 persons
  • Tarlac – 5 families / 27 persons
  • Zambales – 17 families / 57 persons

Figures per NDRRMC report

The NDRRMC noted in its situation reports that the changes in figures “are due to ongoing validation and verification.”

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