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  1. Princeton

    Princeton DI Member

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    wife talked to relatives up past Toledo..they say a few trees down not much damage on that side of cebu
     
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  2. SkipJack

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    I don't know.
    This will be a quick fix.
    If you look closely you will see that this is not a bridge. It it simply a box culvert (rectangular concrete pipe) with fill on top.
    Look down into the gully, you should notice that the wash (creek) is dry already. You will also see the box culvert there on the bottom where it belongs. The people are walking on the top of it. All that needs to be done is clean out the box culvert, build a concrete retaining wall up to the road level, back-fill and lay down asphalt.
     
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    Seems we are waiting on "a guy" in Manilla to give permission to turn on power.
    Here the beach is CLEAN, even has more sand than before the storm. Guess we know where it went.
    The wind here was WAY worse than rain. Swinging from north to strait off the water (west) .
    Water blew in under the shutters, up the 1" step into the house, and under the sliding doors.
    Felt bad for the dogs, around 3am we couldn't let them out, they we trying to tell us they need to go, so they eventually just made their own puddles in the bathroom.
    Good to have tiles, unlike states with carpet or wood.

    How much fule/hr does your generator use?

    We are running abour 1ltr/hr, and thankful for the 15L tank.
    Feel bad for those who have food spoiling with this approching 90 hours.
     
  4. Dutchie

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    (PLDT fiber) Internet is slow and unreliable here (Bagacay, Dgte). I am by no means an expert, but it seems there's something seriously wrong with (access to) DNS servers. Just about all websites are reporting "this site can't be reached".
    At one point my browser had to download close to 1 gb of data to show me a single facebook page, that can't be right.
     
  5. SkipJack

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    I don't know.
    I have been having Internet issues off and on all morning. (Fil-Products) When I switch to wireless backup Globe has been better than Dito. This is a surprise because usually Globe has poor service when Fil-Products is having bad service.
     
  6. Ozzyguy

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    I don't know.
    It may be a quick fix to us but my guess is it will take years to fix like when the bridge at Sibonga was rebuilt.

    I hope I'm wrong.
     
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    Bacong North Población, no power, water just came back, Globe back today.
     
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    eskirvin DI Forum Adept Blood Donor Veteran Navy

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    I'm glad to see most of the usual suspects are at least alive, if not exactly happy with the situation. My wife's family in Basay seems to escaped major damage to their home.
     
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  9. Dutchie

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    Our niece managed to travel all the way from Danao Cebu (north of Cebu City) to Dumaguete yesterday (V-hire -minibus- Danao to Cebu, V-hire Cebu to Toledo, Bus to Bato, ferry to Tampi, bus to Dumaguete), so it is doable. No idea if the same would be true for a truck though, the mountain road across Cebu Island might be too steep in places, never done that road myself.
    The situation on Cebu island continues to be dire though, with no electricity and no water in many places.
     
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  10. Rye83

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    There are 5 roads that go across the island that could be taken. I'm not sure how many of them are passable with large trucks but I'm pretty sure Talisay-Toledo and the Cebu Transcentral Highway are (or were pre-typhoon) good routes. Cebu - Toledo - Bacolod is a very common route for shipments. I believe going west from Carcar is also a major road crossing the island.
     
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