Tropical Storm Dante leaves PH with 11 dead, 2 missing — NDRRMC | Inquirer News

Tropical Storm Dante leaves PH with 11 dead, 2 missing — NDRRMC

/ 08:04 PM June 06, 2021

WEATHER DISTURBANCE Floodwaters rise in the village of Los Angeles in Butuan City as Tropical Storm Dante (international name: Choi-wan) dumps heavy rain in Agusan del Norte province on Monday and Tuesday. —ERWIN M. MASCARIÑAS

MANILA, Philippines — Tropical Storm Dante left the country with 11 dead, two missing and three injured, the National Disaster Risk Reduction Agency (NDRRMC) in its report Sunday said.

The casualties are all from MIMAROPA and regions of Davao and SOCCSKSARGEN.

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MIMAROPA consists of Occidental Mindoro, Oriental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, and Palawan, while SOCCSKSARGEN refers to South Cotabato, Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, Sarangani and General Santos.

A total of 29,117 families or 122,042 people were affected in 462 villages nationwide.

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Some 241 families are still staying in evacuation centers.

The NDRRMC also reported that a  total of 3,209 houses were damaged nationwide, 147 of which were totally destroyed and 3,062 partially damaged.

In total, the cost of infrastructure damage left by Dante is now at P131,137,000 while damage to agriculture is estimated at P91,610,147.

The state weather bureau said Dante, which has weakened to a tropical depression, exited the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Saturday.

/MUF
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