Source Logistics Cluster
Theme Coordination
Countries Philippines
Document type Other
Publication date 04/12/2009

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Logistics Cluster operations have begun to wind down and as anticipated, Logistics Cluster air operations finished as of 30 November.
  • Final CMRs for surface transport are to be submitted for processing to the Logistics Cluster by 4 December.

 

LOGISTICS COORDINATION

  • The two mobile hubs in Laoag and at Wallace Airbase in San Fernando La Union are currently being emptied and will be dismantled in the coming week. The third mobile hub continues to support Logistics Cluster surface transport operations out of Baguio where relief items are being transported for DSWD.
  • The Armed Forces of Philippines (AFP) and Philippines Air Force (PAF) continue to support Logistics Cluster operations through the national Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) by providing staff and surface transport.
  • Logistics Emergency Team (LET) support of the Logistics Cluster has now ended and the warehouse, vehicles and personnel provided by UPS, TNT and Agility are no longer available for inter-agency use through the Logistics Cluster.

 

AIR OPERATION

  • Logistics Cluster air operations have now concluded. Since operations began on October 15, two MI-171s have flown 389 rotations (250.17 hours) carrying 2,394 passengers and 410 mt of food and of non-food items for the Logistics Cluster.
  • The two MI-171 helicopters are currently being dismantled and are due for demobilization by air on 5 December.

 

INFRASTRUCTURE/WAREHOUSING

  • Mobile hubs in Laoag and at Wallace Airbase in San Fernando La Union are currently being emptied and will be dismantled in the coming week.
  • The third mobile hub continues to support logistics operations out of Baguio.

 

TRANSPORT

  • Surface transport operations are ongoing as the Logistics Cluster continues to provide surface transport to DSWD to facilitate the movement of supplies from their Manila warehouse (NROC).
  • Final CMRs are to be submitted to the Logistics Cluster for processing by 4 December.
  • In the last week, trucks operations have been predominately focused on deliveries to Baguio in CAR, San Fernando (Pampanga) in Region III, and GMA Cavite in Region IV-A.

 

MAPPING

  • The Logistics Cluster no longer has a GIS expert in Manila. However the Logistics Cluster continues to offer a printing service up to A0 size upon request. As always, maps are still available in the MapCentre.