Karding leaves 11 dead; 6 still missing — NDRRMC | Inquirer News

Karding leaves 11 dead; 6 still missing — NDRRMC

/ 02:54 PM September 29, 2022
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MANILA, Philippines — The number of reported deaths in the wake of Typhoon Karding (international name: Noru) has climbed to 11, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) announced Thursday.

According to the NDRRMC, eight of the 11 deaths have already been verified:

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– six drowned in San Miguel and in Baliuag, Bulacan
– one drowned in Zambales
– one died in a landslide in Burdeos, Quezon

Three deaths in Antipolo, Tanay, and Zambales are still under verification.

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Meanwhile, six persons remain missing, the NDRRMC said, all of which are still under verification after being recorded in Antipolo and Camarines Norte.

Based on the NDRRMC’s 8 a.m. situational report Thursday, 176,337 families were affected by Karding in:
– Ilocos
– Cagayan Valley
– Central Luzon
– Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, and Quezon)
– Mimaropa (Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon
– Palawan)
– Cordillera Administrative Region

More than 23,151 families were evacuated in the affected regions, including Metro Manila, according to the NDRRMC.

According to the situational report, infrastructure damage in Ilocos, Mimaropa, Bicol, and CAR is estimated at P23.4 million.

Meanwhile, the Department of Agriculture said the agriculture sector suffered P1.29 billion damage due to Karding. — Christian Paul Dela Cruz, INQUIRER.net trainee

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Damage, losses in Agri sector due to Karding reach P1.29 billion — DA

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Deaths due to Karding now 10; 8 still missing, says NDRRMC

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Responding to appeals for help, the Inquirer is extending its relief efforts to the families affected by Typhoon Karding. Cash donations may be deposited in the Inquirer Foundation Corp. Banco De Oro (BDO) Current Account No.: 007960018860 and through Maya

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