DISASTERS

NDRRMC reports 17 dead amid onslaught of ‘Typhoon Jolina’

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) on Sunday (Sept. 12) said a total of 17 people died during the onslaught of Typhoon Jolina last week.

Members of the Santo Niño, Samar police rescue at least 50 fishermen as Typhoon Jolina slams the province. The typhoon made its first landfall in Hernani, Eastern Samar on the night of Sept. 6, followed by four more in Samar towns, including Santo Niño. (Photo courtesy of Santo Niño MPS via PNA)

Seven people are also missing while 24 others were injured, the NDRRMC report said.

NDRRMC also said 313,373 people, 81,048 families, and 1,346 barangays were affected by the typhoon.

A total of 181 areas in Region 3, Calabarzon, Mimaropa, Region 5, Region 6, Region 7, and Region 8 experienced flashfloods or flooding, while 13,061 persons from Calabarzon, Mimaropa, and Region 8 were pre-emptively evacuated.

Meanwhile, 36 cities and municipalities experienced power outages or interruptions in Calabarzon, Mimaropa, Region 5, Region 6, Region 8. Power has been restored in 35 cities/ municipalities.

Seven cities and municipalities experienced water supply outages or interruptions in Calabarzon, Mimaropa, but water supply has been restored in two cities and municipalities.

There were 93 infrastructures damaged with an estimated cost of ₱57,261,053.

The cost of assistance provided has also gone up to ₱1,329,189. 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s