‘Yolanda’ death toll rises to 6,166
The death toll from supertyphoon “Yolanda,” the strongest typhoon in the world last year, has risen to 6,166, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said Friday morning.
The number of people injured and missing remained at 28,626 and 1,785, respectively.
The cost of damage to agriculture and infrastructure is now at P36.691 billion.
Farm damage accounted for P18.354 billion while infrastructure damage totaled to P18.336 billion.
crops subsector: P7.634 billion.
fisheries: P5.965 billion.
livestock: P2.89 billion.
irrigation facilities: P212.7 million
other agricultural infrastructure: P1.652 billion
Road damage: P14.524 billion
flood control: P230.393 million
health facilies: P1.272 billion
schools: P2.31 billion
The number of damaged houses remained at 1.14 million, nearly half of which were totally destroyed.
Affected cities: 57
affected provinces: 44
number of people/families affected: 16.078 million people/ 3.424 million families
number of people displaced: 4.095 million people/ 890,895 families
in evacuation centers: 20,949 families/ 101,527 people
The Department of Social Welfare and Development, Department of Health, non-government units, and local government units, to date, have provided a total of P1.26 billion worth of relief assistance.
Prepositioned and deployed resources:
other equipment from national and local agencies, responders, and volunteer groups: 28,361