The balance sheet of floods and landslides triggered by the heavy rains that were effective as of January 2 in the Philippines worsened. In the statement made today by the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), it was stated that 6 more people lost their lives. With the latest development, the number of people who lost their lives since January 2 increased to 17, while the number of injured was announced as 7. Officials stated that the search for the 2 missing persons continues; Cagayan, Luzon, Calabarzon, Mimaropa, Bicol, Visayas, Zamboanga, Mindanao, Davao, Soccsksargen and Bangsamoro Autonomous Region, 121 thousand 950 families consisting of 523 thousand 991 people in total were affected by heavy rains.
OVER 70 THOUSAND DISCHARGES
It was stated that 13 thousand 238 families consisting of 70 thousand 617 people in total were evacuated to 123 shelters, while 218 families consisting of 825 people were sent to other safe areas. In the statement, it was emphasized that 530 buildings were damaged, 373 partially and 157 completely. landslide occurred was recorded. On the other hand, it was stated that 307 regions in different parts of the country are still under water.
PhilippinesDifferent parts of the country, especially in Misayas and Mindanao regions, were affected by heavy rains last month. flood and 52 people lost their lives in the landslides, 16 people were injured.