Saturday, November 30, 2013
Philippines-Super Typhoon Yolanda Latest Death Toll Count: 5,632 People
The Death Toll of Super Typhoon Yolanda which pummeled Visayas last Nov. 8, 2013 has risen to 5,632 the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said Saturday morning. The number of people injured and missing remained at 26,136 and 1,759 respectively. Operations in Tacloban airport is still limited. The Port of Tacloban, as reported, has been taken over by the Philippine Port Authority. Meanwhile 16 barges have been operating and travelling from Matnog, Sorsogon Port to Allen, Northern Samar. Seacrafts from Bulan Port, Sorsogon are now taking off to Allen, Northern Samar. These are solely for mercy mission. To date power outage is still being experienced in some provinces and municipalities of Mimaropa, Bicol, Western Visayas, Central Visayas and Eastern Visayas. Since Nov. 22 electricity has been restored in Ormoc City, Leyte and in the Municipalities of Anilao, Banate, Barotac Viejo, and Ajuy all are in Ilo-ilo. The supply of water in Leyte is now sufficient as of Nov. 15. However it was reported that the Barbaza, Antique and some Municipalities of Capiz and Ilo-ilo still has no water supply.
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