A total of 2,411 families were affected by Typhoon Nona in the four provinces in the CALABARZON Region as per reports received by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office IV-A as of 3:00 PM today.

These families are from 85 affected barangays in 17 municipalities in the provinces of Cavite, Laguna, Batangas and Quezon.

Of these families, 394 are displaced and are staying in four evacuation centers in Batangas Province and two in Cavite Province.

From the start of the monitoring of the DSWD on the onset of the typhoon last December 14, there are 95 evacuation centers reported to have opened and housed a total of 2,446 affected families in the said provinces. There are also 221 affected families from Quezon Province who stayed outside evacuation centers during the monitoring period.

The DSWD has provided assistance to these affected families through the provision of augmentation support to the relief operations of their respective local government units (LGUs).

As of time of reporting, the DSWD has provided 3,000 family food packs worth PhP1,082,820.00 as augmentation to the province of Batangas and the municipality of Los Baños, Laguna.

The DSWD is continuously monitoring the status of affected areas in the region for the provision of necessary assistance and interventions along disaster response and rehabilitation.#