Is your subdivision near the Valley Fault System?

MANILA – At least 70 subdivisions and villages were built along the Valley Fault System (VFS), which runs through several cities in the National Capital Region and nearby provinces.

Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) on Monday released the Valley Fault System (VFS) Atlas, a handbook of large-scale maps showing in detail areas traversed by the Valley Fault System.

The VFS is an active fault system in the Greater Metro Manila Area composed of two fault segments: the 10-km-long East Valley Fault (EVF) in Rizal and the 100-km-long West Valley Fault (WVF) that run through different cities and towns of Bulacan, Rizal, Metro Manila, Cavite and Laguna.

Phivolcs said since they released the atlas, the number of residents seeking more information on whether they are affected has increased.

Based on their research, at least 70 villages and subdivisions can be found along the fault system.

Phivolcs, however, clarified that the fault system only runs through some parts of the subdivisions.

Here is a list of subdivisions and villages built near the VFS:

Rizal (Rodriguez)

  • Amity Ville
  • Christine Ville

Marikina

  • Loyola Garden Village
  • Loyola Subdivision
  • Monte Vista Village
  • Industrial Valley Subdivision
  • Cinco Hermanos Subdivision
  • Wood Crest Subdivision
  • Loyola Grand Villas
  • Dela Costa Homes

Quezon City

  • Sunnyside Heights Subdivision
  • Doña Anna Village
  • Fil-Heights
  • Filinvest Homes II and Villa Amor Uno
  • Northview Subdivision
  • Loyola Grand Villas
  • White Plains Subdivision
  • Queensville Court
  • Greenmeadows
  • Blue Ridge B
  • Spring Country Homes
  • Woodcrest Subdivision
  • Vista Real Classica
  • Capitol Homes Subdivision
  • Acropolis

Pasig

  • Valle Verde 6
  • Valle Verde 5
  • Valle Verde
  • Valle Verde 3
  • Valle Verde 1
  • Kawilihan Village

Makati

  • East Rembo
  • Pembo
  • Rizal

Taguig

  • Pinagsama
  • Pinagsama Phase II
  • Pan-Am Village
  • North Signal Village
  • Central Signal Village
  • South Signal Village
  • Maharlika Village
  • Camp Bagong Diwa
  • Central Bicutan
  • Bagumbayan
  • Bagong Tanyag

Parañaque

  • Posadas Village

Muntinlupa

  • Solid Mills Village
  • Embassy Village
  • Liberty Homes
  • Carmina Compounds
  • L&B Subdivision and Compound
  • UP Side Subdivision
  • Country Homes Alabang
  • Planas Ville
  • Camella Homes Alabang 3
  • Country Homes Subd and Jose Marey Subdivision
  • Camella Homes
  • Susana Heights Village 1
  • Susana Heights Subd Phase I
  • St Anne Homes
  • Real Ville Subdivision
  • Dona Rosario Heights
  • Posadas Village
  • Silan Village
  • Liberty Homes
  • Carmina Compound
  • L and B Subd and Compound
  • UP Side Subd.
  • Country Homes Alabang

Laguna

  • Adelina 1A Subdivision
  • GSIS Village
  • Elnor Homes
  • Sampaguita Village
  • United San Pedro Subdivision
  • Adelina 1A Subdivision
  • GSIS Village
  • Elnor Homes
  • Real Ville Subd.
  • St. Anne Homes
  • Sampaguita Village
  • United San Pedro Subd.
  • San Jose Village

Cavite

  • Wedgewoods Subdivision

Phivolcs has also identified six schools built near or on top of the West Valley Fault.

  1. Sitio Karahume Elementary School in San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan
  2. Barangka Elementary School in Marikina
  3. Tibagan Elementary School in Makati
  4. Anne-Claire Montessori in Taguig
  5. Alabang Elementary School in Muntinlupa
  6. E. Pedro Diaz High School in Muntinlupa — report from Jing Castañeda, ABS-CBN News

 

 

 

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