Typhoon Noru made landfall in the Philippines main Luzon island on 25 September 2022, prompting warnings that heavy winds and torrential rain could cause severe flooding. Known locally as Typhoon Karding, the storm intensified rapidly arriving as a super typhoon with maximum sustained winds of 240 kilometers per hour.
The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council reported that the highest emergency response protocol was activated in Metro Manila, Central Luzon, Calabarzon, Mimaropa, and the Bicol region. Five rescue workers in the Philippines were killed and many homes flooded leaving millions without electricity. President Marcos ordered that supplies be airlifted and clean-up equipment provided to communities that were most affected.
UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER activated the International Charter Space and Major Disasters on behalf of the Philippine Space Agency (PhilSA) and the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC).
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