Tag Archives: death toll

Encounter death toll in Philippines: 38

THIRTY-SEVEN Muslim rebels belonging to the outlawed Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) and one from the military side were killed as intermittent skirmishes between the two groups continued in Southern Philippines.
This report was confirmed Wednesday by Col. Dickson Hermoso, spokesman of 6th Infantry Division of the Philippine Army.
Hermoso said some 10,000 civilians have already been displaced and are now housed in different evacuation centers.
He said the intense fighting took place in the borders of Maguindanao and North Cotabato provinces where the first three BIFF camps were captured Tuesday.
In Malacanang Palace, President Benigno Aquino III assured that the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) remains committed to go after BIFF members and other lawless elements to protect the Filipinos.

LPA death toll in Philippines climbs to 40

THE number of people killed due to low pressure area (LPA) that developed into typhoon “Agaton” in Southern Philippines rose to 40 and affected 590,000 people, the

National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) headed by by director Eduardo del Rosario reported Sunday.

Flash floods and landslides submerged houses and most of the deaths are attributed to drowning after the LPA developed into typhoon.

The NDRRMC said five persons were reported missing while the injured persons reached 65.

LPA death toll in Philippines rises to 21

THE death toll from the law pressure area (LPA) that is now battering Central and Southern Philippines rose to 21, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) reported Monday

NDRRMC spokesman Major Reynaldo Balido said most of the fatalities were from Davao Oriental, Compostela Valley and Dinagat Islands. They perished due to landslides and flashfloods as heavy rains have been pounding Mindanao Islands in Southern Philippines since Friday.

‘Yolanda’ death toll in Phl now at 6,190

THE death toll from super typhoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan) is now at 6,190, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) reported Friday.

The running total of the death toll is broken into at the Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon provinces), 3; Mimaropa (Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon and Palawan), 19; Bicol, 6; Western Visayas, 294; Central Visayas, 74; Eastern Visayas, 5,792; Zamboanga Peninsula, 1; and Caraga,1.

The NDRRMC also said 28,626 people were injured while 1,785 remain missing.

‘Yolanda’ death toll in Philippines: 6,100

THE National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) on Friday said the death toll from killer typhoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan) rose to 6,100.

The NDRRMC said 27,665 people were injured while 1,779 remain missing. It also said Eastern Visayas registered the highest number of fatalities.

Damage caused by “Yolanda” remains at P36.662 billion, including P18.268 billion in infrastructure and P18.354 billion in agriculture.

The number of destroyed houses has reached 1,140,332, including 550,928 destroyed and 589,404 damaged. The total cost of government assistance for the affected families has reached P1.185 billion.

The Department of Social and Welfare Development (DSWD) headed by Secretary Dinky Soliman has allocated P867 million; local government units (LGUs), P116 million; Department of Health (DOH), P144 million; and non-governmental organizations/other government organizations, P56 million.

Typhoon death toll in Phl rises to 5,796

THE partial official death toll from super typhoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan) has risen to 5,796 as of Saturday morning, according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) in Manila.

The NDRRMC also said some 12 million persons were affected by the typhoon while number of injured rose to 27,022 and 1,779 remain missing.

It said at least 2,592,257 families or 12,202,581 individuals were affected in 12,120 villages in 44 provinces, displacing 846,003 families or 3,966,363 people.

Of those displaced, 21,356 families or 103,394 people are still staying in 385 evacuation centers.