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NDRRMC: 17 reported dead, 7 missing due to Typhoon Jolina

September 13, 2021 - Monday 5:09 PM by GDM

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The reported fatalities due to Typhoon Jolina has risen to 17 on Monday, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council reported.

In its situation report, the NDRRMC said they have so far confirmed three dead, 19 persons hurt and four missing people. Authorities are validating reports on 14 other fatalities, five injured people and three other missing persons.

It also said that Jolina has affected some 81,048 families or 313,373 people in 1,346 barangays in the regions of Central Luzon, Calabarzon, Mimaropa, Bicol, Western Visayas, Eastern Visayas, Soccsksargen, and Metro Manila.

The NDRRMC also recorded at least P665,111,679 worth of damage in agriculture in Central Luzon, Mimaropa, Bicol, Western Visayas and Eastern Visayas regions.

They also logged P63,456,053 worth of damage on infrastructure in Calabarzon, Mimaropa, Bicol and Western Visayas regions. The Council also monitored 8,924 homes were reported damaged in five affected regions.

In a separate report, the NDRRMC said Typhoon Kiko, which enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility last week, affected some 23,702 individuals or 6,315 families in the regions of Ilocos, Cagayan, Central Luzon, and Cordillera.

Of these, 1,789 people or 508 families sought temporary shelter in 62 evacuation centers, while 785 families or 2,094 persons were also displaced and stayed in houses of relatives and friends.

The NDRRMC has not reported any fatality or casualty due to Kiko in its situation report as of Monday.

Jolina exited PAR on September 9 after making nine landfalls while Kiko left the Philippine jurisdiction on Sunday night.