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PIA Press Release
Monday, January 09, 2012


Casualties in Pantukan landslide rose to 32, 38 still missing

DAVAO CITY, Jan. 09 (PIA)--- The number of persons killed during a landslide in a small-scale mining site Diat 1, in Brgy. Napnapan, Pantukan, Compostela Valley rose to 32 as of this morning according to the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) XI.

In a report to the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC), OCD said 26 of the casualties were identified while four are still unidentified.

The landslide which occured on Jan. 05 due to continuous rains also injured 16 and had 38 others missing.

Identified casualties are Bernalie Tolentino , 13 years old of Upper Lahi, Tagdangua, Pantukan, ComVal; Beah Tolentino , 6 , Upper Lahi, Tagdangua, Pantukan, ComVal ; Shiela Mae Tolentino, 11, Upper Lahi, Tagdangua, Pantukan, ComVal ; Susana Velasquez, 48, San Isidro, Davao Oriental; Ruel Zamora , 27, Visayan Village, Tagum City; Arlene Señoron, 23, Visayan Village, Tagum City; Romnick Diagdal, 22, Pantukan, ComVal ; Rodel Taping ,29 , Pantukan, ComVal ; Christopher Dayami , 7, Banaybanay, Davao Oriental ; Ramil Señoron , 21, Tagum City; Gary Asilum, -, Bislig Surigao del Sur; Elmer Dumanhog - Mapaang, Maco, ComVal; Geraldo Lemosnero, - , Mapaang, Maco, ComVal ; Jake Lerios - New Corella, Davao del Norte ; Ruel Gonzales, - , Mabuhay, Laak, ComVal ; Roger Diagdal, 26, Tagum City; Ruperto Velasquez, 49, San Isidro, Davao Oriental; George Camide, 55, Bontoc, Mountain Provincel; Rolando Batayola, Jr., 26, Poblacion, Mawab, ComVal; Jeremiah Palonpon, - , Tagum City; Geneder “Taping” Malakas, - Mabini, ComVal; Rogelio Sanchez, 56, General Santos City; Elmer Torred, Sr., 41, Dinagat Island; Rey Man-ao, 22, Kapalong, Davao del Norte; Paterno “Kiko” Sincero, 52, La Filipina, Tagum City; Regilyn Evangelio (previously reported as missing), 25, Tagum City; Michaael Noquira (previously reported as missing), 22, General Santos City; Jennivie Baumbad (previously reported as missing), 19, Trento, Agusan del Sur.

Of the recovered casualties, 22 were brought to Saint Therese Funeral Homes in Mabini, Compostela Valley; four were brought to Angel Funeral Homes in Pantukan, Comval; one (Velasquez) was brought to her house in San Isidro, Davao Oriental; and one (Sincero) was brought to St. Peter’s, Tagum City branch.

The injured victims are Jimboy Andao, 24, Marapat, Monkayo, ComVal ; Melvin Coadrado , 19, San Isidro, Davao Oriental ; Clark Von Casera, 22, Durian, Monkayo, ComVal ; Ronald Rey Sanchez, 22, Poblacion, New Corella, Davao del Norte ; Edgardo Cacho, Mangga, Tagum City; Leoncio Baclayon, 40, Poblacion Mawab, ComVal ; Nonito Recaña, 44, General Santos City; Arnel Nicolas of Mangga, Tagum City ; Jason Dayami, 18, Banaybanay, Davao Oriental;

OCD-XI explained that the number of missing persons increased due to reports of relatives and friends relayed to the Incident Command Post.

Reported missing are Jane Altariva, 17, 700 Tunnel Diat, Napnapan, Pantukan, ComVal ; Baby Girl of Diat 1 Napnapan, Pantukan, ComVal ; Erwin Baclayon - Male Diat 1 Napnapan, Pantukan, ComVal ; Bugoy Baclayon of Diat 1 Napnapan, Pantukan, ComVal ; Artemio Cuyno 40 Diat 1 Napnapan, Pantukan, ComVal ; Dodong Cuyno 50 Male Diat 1 Napnapan, Pantukan, ComVal ; “Dongcoy” of Diat 1 Napnapan, Pantukan, ComVal ; Bienvinido Entenado, 51, Diat 2 Napnapan, Pantukan, ComVal; Nene Entenado, 40, Diat 2 Napnapan, Pantukan, ComVal ; Robert Entenado 10 Male Diat 2 Napnapan, Pantukan, ComVal ; Ronron Entenado , 22, Diat 2 Napnapan, Pantukan, ComVal; Argie Entenado, 26, Diat 1 Napnapan, Pantukan, ComVal ; Diday Entenado, 30, Diat 1 Napnapan, Pantukan, ComVal ; Klakla Entenado, 20, Diat 2 Napnapan, Pantukan, ComVal ; “Junjun” ; Jessryl Lemusnero , 24, 700 Tunnel Diat, Napnapan, Pantukan, ComVal; Charly Lucañas, 22, Diat 2 Napnapan, Pantukan, ComVal; Annabel Lucañas, 28, Diat 2 Napnapan, Pantukan, ComVal ; Apple Lucañas, 5, Diat 2 Napnapan, Pantukan, ComVal; Bebe Lucañas 7, Diat 2 Napnapan, Pantukan, ComVal; Ronnel Mascan of Buhangin, Davao City ; Lanie Mascan, 29, Diat 1 Napnapan, Pantukan, ComVal ; Nestea Montejo, 23, Diat 1 Napnapan, Pantukan, ComVal ; Nestor Montejo, 28, Diat 1 Napnapan, Pantukan, ComVal ; Garnado Otfon, 58, Relocation Site, Napnapan, Pantukan, ComVal; Paquito Perales, 50 (no address) ; Paquito Piyayo, 37, Diat Napnapan, Pantukan, ComVal ; Jaime Sanchez, 48, 700 Tunnel Diat, Napnapan, Pantukan, ComVal ; RR Sanchez, 24, 700 Tunnel Diat, Napnapan, Pantukan, ComVal; Virgilio Señoron (no address); Jhaca Tan, 42, Panganason, Kingking, Pantukan, ComVal ; Chona Tolentino, 9, Upper Lahi, Tagdangua, Pantukan, ComVal ; Reymart Dondoyano of Diat Napnapan, Pantukan, ComVal; Roger Laurento 20+ Male Diat 2, Napnapan, Pantukan, ComVal ; Cerafin Matao, 16, Mabini, ComVal ;Emma Sardane,39, Diat 1, Napnapan, Pantukan, ComVal ; Angelito “Ange” Ubas, 30, Diat 1, Napnapan, Pantukan, ComVal ; and Russel Jay Dondoyano , 17, Diat, Napnapan, Pantukan, ComVal.

OCD-XI also revealed that previously reported missing persons, namely, Santos Abainza III, “Kambal”, Santos Saraum, Jr and Santos Saraum, Sr were already found alive.

NDRRMC’s Usec Ramos together with OCD-11 Director Liza R. Mazo already distributed financial assistance to the families of the casualties at Saint Theresa Funeral Homes, Mabini, ComVal and injured victims at Davao Regional Hospital in Tagum City.

Among the rescue teams which assisted in the search, rescue and retrieval operations were the Tactical Operations Group 11 of the Philippine Air Force, 10th Infantry Divisin of the Philippine Army, 5053rd Search and Rescue Squadron, 71st Infantry Batallion, Pantukan Police Office, small-scale miners groups, APEX Mining Co., Philippine Red Cross ComVal and Davao City Chapters, Tagum City Rescue Team and PDRRMC Davao Oriental Rescue Team (jean duron-abangan/ PIA-XI)

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