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Bohol earthquake latest figures


Latest figures pertaining to the effects of the 7.2-magnitude earthquake that struck Bohol late last month. (Data from NDRRMC. Infograhics by MB Online)

The United Nations (UN) recently made an appeal for $46.8 million in international aid for the people affected by the 7.2-magnitude earthquake that jolted Western and Central Visayas early morning of October 15. The quake affected millions of people, destroyed thousands of houses and even centuries-old churches, hospitals, and schools. President Benigno S. Aquino III, however, has assured that the government has enough funds to help rehabilitate the affected areas.

Following are the latest data from the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council as of Nov. 3, 2013, and from news reports on international donations for the victims of the killer quake.

Latest data from NDRRMC: as of Nov. 3,  2013
* Death        222
* Injured    976
* Missing      8
* Affected    3.221 million people (671,103 families)
* Damage    P2.257 billion in infrastructure
* Houses    73,002 destroyed
* Roads        18 (2 are still not passable)
* Bridges:     41 (3 are still not passable)
* Aftershocks:  3,198. Phivolcs said 94 were felt

* Cost of Assistance from DSWD, DOH, LGUs, and NGOs: P71.561 million
* Total international donations from:
* Australia: Au$ 3.1 million (P124 million)
* Japan: 38M yen (P16.7 million)
* South Korea: $300,000 (P12.9 million)
* European Union: Ä2.5 million (P148 million)
* Taiwan: (government) $100,000 (P4.3 million) and (NGOs): P3 million
* US Embassy: $50,000
* USAid: $50,000 worth of non-food relief
* Malaysia: 100,000 ringgits (for children)
* German government P13.7 million pledge
* UN World Food Programme: 1,000 metric tons of rice and 15 metric tons of biscuits
* Singapore Red Cross: $100,000 worth of relief goods
* Oxfam International: 400 water treatment solutions