PDRRMC Advisory 5 | Tourism Advisory

PDRRMC Advisory 5


Strictly prohibited:

1. ATV ride activities going towards Mayon Volcano;
2. Mayon Climbing/Trekking;
3. Playing golf at the Dona Pepita Golf Course; and
4. All other recreational/exploratory activities within the PDZ and EDZ.

Safe vantage points for visitors/tourists:

1. Lignon Hill
2. Cagsawa Ruins Park
3. Daraga Church
4. Legazpi City Boulevard
5. Taysan Hills
6. Quintuinan Hills


Provincial Disaster Operation Center
Province of Albay

Mayon Volcano 2014
September 16, 2014

The State of Calamity on the following areas inside the 6KM Radius Permanent Danger Zone and the 6-8 km. Extended Danger Zone has been declared by the Sanguniang Panlalawigan ng Albay through SPA Resolution No. 0082-2014 dated September 16, 2014 as countermeasure to sustain Zero Casualty target due to the impending threat of Mayon Volcano eruption, to wit:

1. The cities of Legazpi, Ligao and Tabaco and the municipalities of Guinobatan, Camalig, Sto. Domingo, Malilipot and Daraga.

2. The Barangays of Magapo, Oson, Buhian, Buang, Comon, Mariroc Nagsipit, Boring-San Isidro and Bonot of Tabaco City; The Barangays of Baligang, Tambo, Amtic, Nasisi, Binanowan and Nabonton of Ligao City; The Barangays of Buyuan, Mabinit, Matanag, Bonga, Bagong Abre and Padang of Legazpi City; The Barangays of Maninila, Masarawag, Dona Tomasa, Muladbucad Grande and Muladbucad Pequeno of Guinobatan; The Barangays of Quirangay, Sua, Tumpa, Anoling, Upper Cabangan and Salugan of Camalig; The Barangays of Sta. Misericordia, San Fernando, Fidel Surtida, San Isidro and Lidong of Sto. Domingo; The Barangays of Calbayog, San Roque and Canaway of Malilipot; Miisi, Banadero, Budiao, Matnog, Salvacion and Alcala of Daraga.

Governor & PDRRMC Chairman


Provincial Disaster Operation Center Province of Albay

Mayon Volcano Status
September 15, 2014

At 10PM tonight, PHIVOLCS has raised the Alert Level of Mayon Volcano from Alert Level 2 to Alert Level 3 ( from Alarming to Critical Status) due to the continuous observation of increasing abnormalities based on the parameters being monitored by the agency.

In view of this, the PDRRMC hereby orders the following counter measures for disaster avoidance:

  1. Reiteration of PDRRMC Advisory 1 for Mayon Volcano.
  2. FORCED EVACUATION is, hereby ordered on all settlers (whether returning or newly settled) to enforce the NO HUMAN ACTIVITY inside the 6KM PDZ. Based on our recent aerial surveys of Mayon before and after Alert 2, we have observed some re-entry of about 300 settlers into the 6KM PDZ even though they long been resettled. Moreover, other settlers may have taken advantage of the interregnum since the Mayon eruption 2009.
  3. Since Alert 2 last Aug. 15, we have conducted training of Mayon LGUs and Mayon barangays. They are hereby advised to set these preparations into motion for an imminent evacuation of the 10,000 families in the 6-8km EDZ buffer zone. All City/.Municipal/Barangay Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Councils concerned ( Legazpi City, Tabaco City, Ligao City, Guniobatan, Camalig, Daraga, Sto. Domingo and Malilipot) to activate and convene and get ready for evacuation of the 6-8 Extended Danger Zone.
  4. The cluster approach esp. for camp management as organised and practiced during the Mayon 2009 eruption shall be employed.
  5. DepEd to prepare contingency plan for school classes to be affected.
  6. Population located at the northeast of Mayon Volcano to be ready with damp cloths/dust mask in case of ashfall.
  7. AFP, PNP, PEO and other evacuation committee members to check availability of evacuation vehicles and report to PDRRMC and report to PDRRMC Operation Center for dispatch.
  8. PDRRMC meeting tomorrow September 16, 2014 at 9:00Am at APSEMO with mayors of the abovementioned cities and municipalities.

So ordered. JOEY SARTE SALCEDA Governor & PDRRMC Chairman * Advisor 1 and 2 were issued after Alert 2