Timeline: AFP deployment to Yolanda-affected areas from November 16 to 17, 2013

From the Armed Forces of the Philippines

Click here to read the AFP deployment and relief ops timeline from November 8 to 15, 2013 (Day 1-8).

Day 9. Saturday, November 16

  •  As of this morning, the 2nd Series of Bayanihan Express comprised of 140 Army soldiers and 24 military trucks are preparing to depart after re-fueling from Legaspi City towards Tacloban City.
  • The 3rd Series of Bayanihan Express consisting 53 combined Army, Air Force and Navy soldiers with 28 military and civilian trucks/vehicles on the other hand is set to depart Batangas Port to Tacloban City via RORO vessel along with personnel from 1stSpecial Forces Battalion en route to Tacloban.
  • Also today, five C-130 flights by the Australian and New Zealand government will travel from Mactan Air Port in Cebu to Tacloban, Guian, and Ormoc to transport teams and equipment to augment in ongoing HADR operations in the area.
  •  Meanwhile, troops from the 3rd Infantry Division, Philippine Army together with a group of Canadian Army soldiers arrived at Roxas City, Capiz on board a Ceres bus and five M35 trucks loaded with logistics supplies for relief and rehabilitation operations yesterday. A command post was established thereat to monitor movement of relief operations.

Day 10. Sunday, November 17 

  • As of this morning, major service commands were instructed to provide 100 personnel each command to help in repacking relief goods at NROC-DSWD in Pasay.
  • Some 248 soldiers under the Joint Task Force Tambayayong II also left Cagayan De Oro and are en route to Tacloban City to merge with other Bayanihan Express Serials before they are dispersed to key relief areas in Visayas.

Miscellaneous Information

Total Assets Deployed for HADR Operations 

LAND AIR SEA
46 – KM45025 – M35 TRUCKS10 – 5-TONNER TRUCKSUnits/personnel:

  • 525EBn
  • 565ECBn (Enroute)
  • 1 – COY OF SEABEES (Naval Engineers)
  • 3 DRO TEAMS FM PMC
  • 1SFB, PA
3 – C130 A/C1 – F27 (Fokker)3 –  PNI (small personnel aircraft)16 HELICOPTERS

  • 4 – SOKOL
  • 1 – HUEY II
  • 1 – SUPER HUEY
  • 10 – UH-1H
2 – LSV (2,000 TONS capacity)3 – LCU (100 TONS capacity)2 – DIESEL FAST (20 PAX capacity)10 – PG (20 PAX capacity)

2 – PNARU SHIPS (5 TONS capacity) 

Established Monitoring Hubs

Total Air Cargo

Aircraft

Total Number of Flights

Total Relief Goods

Total Cargo

C-130 122 829,799 264,783
F-27 19 6,500 2,400
N-22 12 900
Sokol 65 17,800
Huey II 4
Super Huey 5
UH-1H 191 101,986 200
S-70A 11
B-412 (1) 34
Total (21) 463 956,985 312,596

 

 

Total Troops Deployed

CENTCOM Troops

3rd ID, PA 4,730
2nd Air Division, PAF 781
8th ID, PA 5,742

External Troops

PNP 738
AFP 458

Foreign Deployments

NR COUNTRY WITH A/C or VESSEL
1 Australia 2 C-173 C-130
2 United States 8 Vessels (1 ACC, 2 Destroyer, 2 Cruiser, 1 Marine Tender, 1 Dry Cargoes Ship, 1 Pathfinder Ship)10 C-130

2 C-12

2 C-2

5 V-223BruneiCN 235, Patrol Vessel4Canada2-Cargo Planes5India1 C-1306Indonesia3 C-1307IsraelBoeing 7478Japan1 KC-7672 C-1309Malaysia5 C-1301 Boeing 72710Qatar2 C-1711Russia1 Antonov3 IL-76TA12Singapore2 C-13013South Korea3 C-1303 C-130H

3 Harmony

2 C-130 Harmony14Sweden1 C-13015Taiwan4-C-13016Thailand1 LPD (HMS Ang Thong) w/ 2 Seahawk1 LST17United KingdomHMS Daring (T45)

 

Other International Organizations

NR AGENCY
1 Japan Disaster Relief Team
2 Global Medic Canada
3 UNDP
4 United State and Children Foundation
5 N31-DVI Tm NBI EVRO Korzan Embassy
6 IOM
7 IFRC
8 UNOCHA-UNDAC
9 OXFAM
10 PLAN International
11 UNDSS
12 USAID/HOFDA
13 UNFPA
14 UNICEF
15 WFP (World Food Program)
16 WHO (World Health Organization)
17 World Vision
18 KDRT (Korea Disaster Relief Tm)
19 Save the Children
20 OCHA
21 OFDA

Affected Troops:

Some of our own troops from 3ID, 2nd Air Division, and 8ID, PA have also been affected by Typhoon Yolanda;

  • 3 Enlisted Personnel Killed
  • 12 Enlisted Personnel Missing
  • 3 Officers Wounded
  • 28 Enlisted Personnel Wounded

Packing Centers by AFP

Aside from troops deployed in DSWD Repacking Centers, the AFP has also established its own Repacking Centers in various headquarters in Metro Manila in coordination with DSWD:

  • Philippine Navy: 4 (Philippine Marine Corps Auditorium, Phil Fleet Multipurpose Hall, NAVRESCOM, Naval Intelligence Security Force)
  • Philippine Air Force: 1 in Villamor Airbase
  • Philippine Army:  2 (CMOG, PA & PA Gym)
  • General Headquarters: 1 (GHQ Grandstand)