Philippines — Mayon Volcano Report (7 October 2014)

Contact
IOM Philippines, IOMPhilippines@iom.int
Language
English
Location
Philippines
Period Covered
Oct 04 2014
Oct 06 2014
Activity
  • Mobility Tracking
  • Baseline Assessment

Summary

A total of 41 evacuation centers were surveyed for this assessment in the five municipalities and two cities affected. There are a total of 11,096 families with 42,897 individuals. The Municipality of Guinobatan has the highest number sites (15) and displaced population of 9,923 persons while the Municipality of Malilipot has only 3 sites with the lowest number of displaced population at 2,686 persons. Since September 17, 2014, over 42,897 individuals have been pre-emptively evacuated to evacuation centers across the province of Albay as a result of the Alert Level 3 raised on the volcano’s seismic activities. Alert Level 3 means a hazardous eruption is possible within weeks. From the first movement, an average of 2,000 persons have moved to the evacuation center everyday within the span of 20 days.