Municipality of Pateros Hazard Impact Assessment

In the event of a 25 year flood return, the Municipality of Pateros would need to prepare for 31,500 of her citizens affected by the floods. Based on data as of February 8, 2016 from WebSAFE; 210 people are highly affected by the flood; 12,300 are in medium hazard areas, while 19,100 people are in low hazard areas.

The estimated number of relief aid per week needed are the following: 88,200 kg of rice; 2,110,500 liters of clean water; 551,250 liters of drinking water; 6,300 family; 1,575 toilets; 1,502 kilos of additional rice for pregnant women; and 12,795 hygiene packs for women.

See image below for reference.


WebSafe is an online tool adapted by Project NOAH (Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards) from InaSafe, the innovative open source plug-in tool jointly developed by the Indonesian Government, Australian Government, and World Bank.


A.M.F. Lagmay. (2012). Disseminating near real-time hazards information and flood maps in the Philippines through Web-GIS. DOST-Project NOAH Open-File Reports, Vol. 1 (2013), pp. 28-36. ISSN 2362 7409.

A. Duncan, P. Hogarth, E. Paringit, A.M.F. Lagmay. Sharing UK LIDAR and flood mapping experience with the Philippines 73-75. International Conference on Flood Resilience: Experiences in Asia and Europe. 5-7 September 2013. Exeter, United Kingdom.

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