Mindanao cold front death toll rises to 9
MANILA, Philippines—Three more people have been reported killed from rains dumped by a tail-end of a cold front in Mindanao the past few days, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) reported Thursday.
This brought the death toll from this phenomenon to nine so far, the NDRRMC said.
The latest reported fatalities were identified as John Michael Unson in Misamis Oriental; Teresa Acar Jamero, from Asuncion, Davao del Norte; and Jose del Campo from Tagum, Davao del Norte. They all died from drowning.
Three others remain unaccounted for as of Thursday noon.
Affected persons in Davao region, Soccksksargen and Caraga also rose to 97,908 families or 466,850 persons.
Evacuation shelters, meanwhile, were reported to be holding more than 124,400 persons.
Damages to infrastructure, agriculture and private properties have also reach P79 million, the NDRRMC said.
Inquirer calls for support for the victims in Marawi City
Responding to appeals for help, the Philippine Daily Inquirer is extending its relief to victims of the attacks in Marawi City
Cash donations may be deposited in the Inquirer Foundation Corp. Banco De Oro (BDO) Current Account No: 007960018860.
Inquiries may be addressed to Inquirer’s Corporate Affairs office through Connie Kalagayan at 897-4426, email@example.com and Bianca Kasilag-Macahilig at 897-8808 local 352, firstname.lastname@example.org.
For donation from overseas:
Inquirer Foundation Corp account:
Inquirer Foundation Corp. Banco De Oro (BDO) Current Account No: 007960018860
Swift Code: BNORPHMM
Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.