Tsunami Alert: Philippines

Here’s a compilation of recent tweets and retweets on the  tsunami alert here in the Philippines following the earthquake in Japan (11 March 2011). Please note that these are copied as is. Let us know if there has been a misinformation and we’ll do our best to rectify them immediately.

WHAT THIS IS ALL ABOUT

IMPORTANT NUMBERS TO CALL [via Jonas Diego]

  • Department of Foreign Affairs (this is an established hotline for Japan-related concerns)
  • Philippine Embassy Tokyo
  • OWWA Hotlines
    • (+632) 833-6992
    • (+632) 551-6641
    • (+632) 551-1560
  • Philippine Red Cross
    • (+632) 527-0000
    • (+632) 143
  • Philippine Coast Guard
    • (+632) 527-3877
    • (+63) 0917-7243682
  • PAGASA (Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration)
    • (+63 2) 927-2877
  • NDRRMC (National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council)
    • (+63 2) 911-1406
    • (+63 2) 912-2665
    • (+63 2) 912-5668
  • POEA (Philippine Overseas Employment Administration)
    • (+63 2) 722-1155
  • ABS-CBN Foundation Tsunami Hotlines
    • (+63 2) 411-0011
    • (+63 2) 411-0012
  • Globe Telecom sets up Libreng Tawag stations at OWWA HQ, Pasay to help families contact loved ones living/ working in Japan via @JayJaboneta [via @NBN_Ch4] [03/11 18:34]

RELATED LINKS (WORLD)

RELATED LINKS (PHILIPPINES)

GOVERNMENT ACTION

  • DSWD has prepositioned P61.07M standby funds and relief items in concerned DSWD-Field Offices ready for augmentation support. [via @dswdserve] [03/11 19:09]
  • NGCP prepares power transmission operations and facilities for contingencieshttp://fb.me/FGZZwTjL [via @NBN_Ch4] [03/11 18:38]
  • NATION: DOH places regional hospitals on white alert over tsunami threathttp://bit.ly/ggKiha [via @GMANewsOnline] [03/11 18:17]
  • President Aquino cuts short Singapore state visit. He will take 6:50 p.m. flight back to Manila. [via @sunstaronline] [03/11 18:15]
  • PH Coast Guard units on Pacific seaboard directed “not to allow ships and seacraft to sail or to venture out to sea but to take shelter until the alert level is lifted.” [via @inquirerdotnet] [03/11 18:14]
  • Evacuation starts in northern Quezon due to tsunami alert http://goo.gl/fb/wYKbC [via @inquirerdotnet] [03/11 18:14]
  • Albay coastal villagers being moved to higher ground http://goo.gl/fb/Ixlng [via @inquirerdotnet] [03/11 18:14]
  • DFA: No detailed reports yet on #Filipinos in #Japan http://bit.ly/hUJ7ct [via @PhilStarNews] [03/11 18:02]
  • Statement of President Aquino on the Earthquake in Japan and the possible tsunami to hit the Philippines: http://wp.me/p10moZ-4Ds [via @govph] [03/11 17:38]
  • Residents of Sitio Castillo & Bgy. Sabang here in #Baler still being evacuated to higher grounds. From DSWD Baler (Aurora) /via @batangbaler [03/11 17:36]

ALERTS

  • Tsunami hits Taiwan, no damage—weather bureau http://goo.gl/fb/QqnEA [via @inquirerdotnet] [03/11 19:01]
  • latest: tsunami bulletin #006 – tsunami pacific warning center – http://1.usa.gov/eHkLKc [via @bicolanodevil] [03/11 18:47]
  • ALERT LEVEL 2 in Mindanao Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur, Davao Oriental, and Davao del Sur [via @mindanaoan] [03/11 18:32]
  • pacific tsunami bulletin #005 – pacific tsunami warning center -http://1.usa.gov/fvPFSL [via @bicolanodevil] [03/11 18:22]
  • Phivolcs-DOST Tsunami Update as of 6pm http://bit.ly/gV7UfL [via @govph] [03/11 18:22]
  • PHILVOLCS : No truth to Mindanao earthquake but monitoring tsunami (via @juliusbabao) [via @ABSCBNNews] [03/11 18:16]
  • Tsunami warning now in effect for Hawaii, California, Oregon and Alaska – NWS http://1.usa.gov/fpWbjQ [via @BreakingNews] [03/11 17:20]

Updated as of 11 March 2011, 7:01 PM.