Friday, March 11, 2011

Tsunami Alert in the Philippines

Tsunami Alert Level 2 raised in 19 Philippine provinces after 8.9-earthquake hits Japan. The Philippine Coast Guard say that tsunami waves are expected to arrive in the country approximately at 7:08 PM tonight (Philippine Time).

You can reach the ABS-CBN Foundation tsunami hotline at the following numbers:
(+63 2) 411-0011
(+63 2) 411-0012

The Department of Foreign Affairs has established a hotline for Japan-related concerns.
(+63 2) 834-4646
(+63 2) 834-4580

National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) Operation Center's numbers are the following:
(+63 2) 911-1406
(+63 2) 912-2665
(+63 2) 912-5668

Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) Hotline:
(+63 2) 426-1455 to 79

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) Hotline is the following
(+63 2) 927-2877

ABS-CBN Foundation tsunami hotline: (+63 2) 411-0011 or (+63 2) 411-0012

Filipinos with loved ones in Japan can also call up the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) at the following numbers:
(+63 2) 722-1155
(+63 2) 722-1144

Map of Philippine provinces affected by tsunami warning.

Tsunami travel times care of the West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center.

For the latest videos and updates on the Japan earthquake and tsunami warning in the Philippines, ANC News are streaming LIVE.

Google has set up a person finder for those missing in the Japanese quake. Click here.

More information about the earthquake in Japan and tsunami alert in the Philippines at the following links:

Blog Watch
Manual to Lyf
Azrael's Merryland
From the Office of the President of the Philippines
Yahoo! Philippines News
How to help Japan

I will be updating this page with more information as soon as I get them.

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