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Damage caused by 'Yolanda' to property, infra now at P22.6 billion - NDRRMC

Collapsed house, Iloilo, 9 November 2013. AFP

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MANILA - The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) on Sunday announced that the damage caused by super typhoon Yolanda to properties and infrastructures has hit the P22,659,851,383.76 mark.

Damage to agriculture was estimated at P10,701,971,349.76, including P5,096,116,351.70 in crops and P2,184,011,881 in livestock.

Damage to infrastructure was estimated at P11,957,880,034.

As of Sunday, the death toll remained at 5,235, with 23,501 injured and 1,613 still missing.

Yolanda affected 2,160,576 families or 10,013,467 people in 10,724 villages in 44 provinces.

Of these, 53,263 families or 241,365 people are staying in 1,095 evacuation centers.

Operations in Tacloban Airport remained limited while the Philippine Ports Authority had taken over the Tacloban Port.

 

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