STS Paeng SitRep | 04
(PANAY Island)

STS Paeng SitRep | 04
PANAY Island: Aklan, Antique, Iloilo, Capiz
October 31, 2022 | 11:00 AM

References: N/LDRRMCs, Reports from DPCs, DPOs, and NDR Members


Last October 26, the Low Pressure Area in Eastern Visayas developed into Tropical Depression “PAENG”, while carrying maximum sustained winds of 45 km/h near the center, and gustiness of up to 55 km/h. On October 27, PAENG intensified into a Tropical Storm, and on October 28, at 2:00 PM, Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal No 1 was raised all over Panay Island: Antique, Iloilo, Capiz, and Aklan.

On October 29, at 2:00 PM, TCWS No 2 was raised in the Northwestern portion of Antique and the Western portion of Aklan, while the rest of the island remains at TCWS No 1, as PAENG carries a maximum sustained winds of 95 km/h, and gustiness of up to 130 km/h. On October 30 TCWS warning was lifted in the whole of Panay Island.



  • As of today, October 31 (11:00 AM), PCDR gathered a total of at least 225,295 families (837,787 individuals) affected in at least 1,528 Barangays all over Panay Island. This is based on PCDR’s consolidated data from the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council report as of October 31 [6:00 AM], reports from different Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Councils, and reports on the ground from PCDR’s Disaster Preparedness Committees and partners in the Network for Disaster Response. See the table below for the summary of the affected population.
  • Since October 27, some municipalities on the island have conducted pre-emptive evacuations. Moreover, most of the towns and communities in Panay have experienced or are experiencing flash floods, mud floods, and landslides due to incessant rains since October 27.
  • OVERALL, most of the towns on the island are still flooded. Meanwhile, mountainous towns have experienced landslides. Because of this, most of the major roads are still IMPASSABLE.
  • Water Supply is also affected, while most towns affected still have no Electricity. Communication lines are also unstable in most parts of the island.
  • Initially, reported casualties reached 16 [11 dead; 2 injured; 3 missing] on the whole island. Moreover, at least 338 houses were damaged, both totally and partially, all over the island.


  • In Antique, the capital San Jose recorded the most number of affected population that reached 2,944 families or 12,943 individuals, according to San Jose MDRRMO.  
  • Other severely affected towns in terms of most affected population include Culasi with 1,258 families [4,522 persons], Caluya with 2,591 families [9,785 persons], Patnongon with 1,360 families [4,827 persons], Laua-an with 731 families [4,308 persons], Hamtic with 685 families [2,157 persons], and Sibalom with 828 families [5,102 persons].
  • Sibalom recorded 2 fatalities, Tobias Fornier recorded 1, and Patnongon recorded 2 [data to be verified].
  • Most of the roads going to Antique are still IMPASSABLE due to damaged roads and bridges caused by flooding and landslides.
  • Iloilo-Antique route remains IMPASSABLE or are passable to light vehicles only due to damaged bridges such as the Cairawan Bridge in Laua-an, Belison Bridge in Belison, Paliwan Bridge in Bugasong, and Ypayo Bridge in Patnongon. Iloilo-Antique route is also still IMPASSABLE or are passable to light vehicles only due to damaged roads such as in Hamtic.
  • Moreover, other roads with in the province are also still IMPASSABLE or passable to light vehicles only due to damaged bridges such as the Odol Bridge in Bugasong, Igmataning Bridge in San Remigio, and Igburi Bridge in Patnongon.
  • In Hamtic, dead farm animals such as cows and pigs were found along the shores of Barangay Dangcalan.


  • Most of the towns in the province of Capiz were also damaged by flood brought by STS Paeng. It affected both residential and agricultural areas in the province.
  • According to NDRRMC data as of October 31, 6:00 AM, Pontevedra recorded the most number of affected population that reached 15,588 families or 75,232 individuals. 
  • Other most affected towns include Mambusao [43,443 persons], Dumarao [51,441 persons], Sigma [30,975 persons], Roxas City [4,359 persons], Cuartero [8,113 persons], Dumalag [4,750 persons], Maayon [29,497 persons], President Roxas [16,890 persons], Dao [3,182 persons], Sapian [3,272 persons], Panay [29,716 persons], Tapaz [4,634 persons], and Panitan [6,819 persons].
  • The town of Panitan recorded 26 Barangays flooded. Among these, 14 Barangays are still IMPASSABLE.
  • Tapaz has recorded 1 casualty.
  • Most of the major roads in the affected communities are either IMPASSABLE or passable only to heavy vehicles due to flooding.
  • Capiz has declared state of calamity status since October 29.


  • In Aklan, Batan recorded the most number of affected population that reached 8,968 families or 36,319 individuals.
  • Other towns severely affected in terms of the most affected population include Kalibo [25,121 persons], New Washington [24,353 persons], Libacao [30,037 persons], and Numancia [7,488 persons].
  • The town of Libacao experienced landslides due to incessant rains. Moreover, towns and communities along the Aklan River, including the capital Kalibo, experienced mud flooding, which greatly damaged their houses and properties.
  • Infrastructures were also damaged by flashfloods in Aklan such as the Kalibo-Numancia Bridge.
  • Libacao also recorded 7 casualties [4 dead, 1 injured, 2 missing], as of October 28.
  • Most of the major roads in the affected communities are either IMPASSABLE or passable only to light vehicles due to flooding and landslide.
  • Aklan Provincial Government has declared the province under state of calamity as of October 28.


  • In Iloilo province, Estancia recorded the most number of affected population that reached 55,130 individuals or 14,529 families.
  • Other most affected towns in terms of most affected population include Barotac Viejo [17,069 persons], San Dionisio [26,889 persons], Zarraga [10,798 persons], Pototan [12,954 persons], Dingle [16,875 persons], Dumangas [12,550 persons], Barotac Nuevo [12,124 persons], Oton [9,491 persons], Carles [23,500 persons], Banate [20,565 persons], Batad [24,266 persons], and Ajuy [49,969 persons].
  • Passi City has recorded 1 casualty [missing], while San Joaquin has recorded 1 fatality.
  • In the province of Iloilo, most of the major roads going to Northern Iloilo are either impassable or passable only to light vehicles due to landslides. Moreover, fishing communities in Northern Iloilo also reported damages to their fishing gear and equipment. 
  • In the central portion of Iloilo and in other farming communities, flooding affected rice crops and, other agricultural and aquaculture areas. 
  • Infrastructures like roads such as in Cabatuan and Janiauy, and bridges such as in Miagao were also damaged. 
  • Other towns in the southern portion of Iloilo also experienced landslides due to heavy rains.
  • Coastal Barangays in Iloilo City were also affected by STS Paeng. Iloilo City DRRMO recorded 1,343 families [6,615 individuals] affected.
  • On October 30 in the evening, the central portion of Iloilo [Leon, Sta. Barbara, Pavia] have experienced severe flooding as the water continues to rise.
  • LGU warns the public of the possible risks of leptospirosis and gastrointestinal diseases/illnesses following the flood brought by Paeng.
  • Most of the affected communities in Iloilo province are passable, while other roads heavily damaged are still impassable.



  • Drinking water
  • Food Packs
  • Sleeping Kits
  • Hygiene Kits


  • Disaster Preparedness Committees in affected communities were activated as of October 29.
  • PCDR was able to launch its call for donations as early as October 28.
  • PCDR was able to publish 4 Situational Reports from the reports submitted by partners, and reports from NDRRMC and LDRRMCs (visit
  • PCDR and other members of the NDR has submitted appeals for aid within and outside of the country.
  • Disaster Preparedness Organization, Rise Up Aklan, assisted the resident during evacuation in Kalibo, Aklan.
  • Partners and members of the Network for Disaster Response were able to conduct Rapid Damage and Needs Assessments in affected municipalities as early as October 28.
  • Rise Up Aklan was able to distribute its first wave of relief in Kalibo, Aklan last October 29.
  • Partner Youth, Tulong Kabataan Western Visayas, has conducted feeding program/distribution of hotmeals in affected coastal barangays in Molo, Iloilo City this morning, October 30.

By: PCDR and Network for Disaster Response [NDR]

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