Flood Watch in Central Mindanao

Flood Monitoring (As of July 30,2012)

As Typhoon Gener is affecting the country Philippines, flood monitoring is on-going to those areas especially along the rivers.In Central Mindanao, UnYPhil-Women is closely monitoring the areas of Cotabato City, Sultan Kudarat, some low-lying areas in Maguindanao and North Cotabato Provinces.

To recall, for the past three years that Cotabato City and Sultan Kudarat were affected by massive flooding that resulted to displacement of many families. While in some part of Maguindanao and North Cotabato, flood is experience annually especially during rainy seasons or when there is typhoon. These areas are mostly along the rivers of Rio Grande de Mindanao and other large rivers in these two provinces.

Affected by the massive floodings are livelihood activities of many like farming and fishing, shelter, education and health.

 

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