On Monday, 6 August 2012 a Southwest Monsoon brought by Tropical Storm Haiku hit the Island of Luzon, Philippines and brought 24 hours of torrential rains that triggered disastrous flooding. NCR, Region I, III and IV-A are worst hit, with more than 800,000 persons affected. More than 250,000 people are in evacuation centers. Source: National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council.
NDRMCC Hotlines: (02) 911-1406, (02) 912-2665, (02) 912-5668; +63917-8916322
Red Cross: If you need to be rescued, call 143 and 527-0000. Put a white blanket outside your house so rescuers can locate where you are.