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Disaster Services — 28 September, 2022

Tropical Cyclone Noru Size-up

Tropical Cyclone Noru (Karding) has been sized-up.

Context:“On 25 September, tropical cyclone NORU (“Karding” in the Philippines), made landfall in northern Quezon Province (Calabarzon region, central Luzon), crossed central Luzon, and continued west towards Vietnam over the South China Sea. On 26 September at 0.00 UTC, its centre was located offshore approximately 140 km west of the eastern coast of Pangasinan Province (eastern Luzon), with maximum sustained winds of 139 km/h. According to media reports, at least five people have died and one person has been injured. The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) reports more than 640 displaced people, almost 2,500 evacuated, and 653 affected persons across five Regions.” GLIDE

Size-up Details

Event Name:Typhoon Noru (Karding) 2022
GDACS Alert Lvl:Red (2.5)
Location: Philippines, Viet Nam, Laos, Thailand
Geographic Scope: Multiple Country Landfall
Estimated Humanitarian Impact: 1.1 million in Category 1 or higher
Estimated Duration: Weeks to Months
Anticipated Needs: Likely support for local community initiatives
Local Contacts: OSM PH, OSM VN
Request(s): There are no requests from partners currently
Need for Activation: Possibly
Active Orgs: OSM PH, OSM VN, HOT
Lead Orgs: OSM PH, OSM VN