Super Typhoon Koppu known locally in the Philippines as Typhoon Lando officially made landfall in Casiguran in Aurora Province on 18 October at 1:00am in Luzon.
Humanity Road activated its response for Typhoon Koppu (LandoPH) at 10:19am Eastern time, Oct 16, to monitor Typhoon Koppu (Lando) in advance of landfall. The typhoon made landfall in Casiguran in Aurora Province on 18 October at 1:00am in Luzon
This report is our final situation report for this event. We have processed over 750,000 tweets 25k contain geolocation information. As of Oct 20 NDRRMC reports 290,797 persons affected by Typhoon Lando; 73 road sections, 24 bridges impassable. The Philippine Government has not asked for international aid. They have asked the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to assist with conducting needs assessments. IOM is also co-chairing a humanitarian agency community engagement working group with UNOCHA to support local government in affected areas with communications and aerial assessments. According to UNOCHA, priority needs are food and non-food items, emergency communications and emergency shelter support. (source)
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