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‘Ompong’ casualties mostly from CAR — NDRRMC

/ 08:19 PM September 17, 2018

In the aftermath of Typhoon “Ompong” (international name: Mangkhut), there were eight confirmed deaths — one from Region I, one from Region III, and six from the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) spokesperson Dir. Edgar Posadas said in a media briefing on Monday.

Meanwhile, more than 40 are still missing and 30 are injured.

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The council confirmed that majority of the reported deaths and missing persons were from CAR.

“Majority of the deaths are from the Cordilleras […] this will be submitted to the DILG (Department of the Interior and Local Government) for their confirmation, based on our MDM (Management of the Dead and Missing Persons) protocol,” he said. /ee

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