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Typhoon Odette death toll climbs to 405 — NDRRMC

/ 01:35 PM December 31, 2021
A resident of Barangay Sabang in Surigao City rebuilds his family’s house using materials salvaged from debris left by Typhoon “Odette” (Rai). Many communities in Surigao are still without supply of electricity and water but aid, like relief goods gathered by a group from Butuan City (photo on A2-1), continues to arrive in areas hit by the typhoon. —ERWIN M. MASCARIÑAS

RECOVERY A resident of Barangay Sabang in Surigao City rebuilds his family’s house using materials salvaged from debris left by Typhoon Odette (Rai).  (ERWIN M. MASCARIÑAS)

MANILA, Philippines — The deaths due to Typhoon Odette have reached 405 as of Friday, according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC).

Meanwhile, 82 remain missing and 1,147 were injured.

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According to the latest report of the agency, the typhoon affected 1.1 million families or 4.4 million individuals in 6,526 villages, and displaced 500,626 persons during its onslaught.

The typhoon also left P28 million worth of damage to houses and P16 billion to infrastructure.

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It likewise damaged 86,264 hectares of farm lands, 1.2 million livestock and poultry, and 5,187 agriculture infrastructure equipment, all amounting to P6.6 billion.

NDRRMC said a total of 334 cities and municipalities in the Mimaropa (Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) region, Western Visayas, Eastern Visayas, and Caraga region were placed under a state of calamity due to the typhoon.

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