30 reported deaths due to Typhoon Egay — NDRRMC
MANILA, Philippines — The number or reported deaths linked to Typhoon Egay has risen to 30 after one more death was reported, according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council’s report on Monday.
Of the reported deaths, four were confirmed while 26 are still for validation.
Meanwhile, 171 were injured and 10 remain missing due to the combined effects of Egay, Typhoon Falcon and the southwest monsoon or “habagat”.
These weather disturbances affected 3,249,796 people including 239,258 who were displaced in 551 evacuation centers nationwide.
The typhoons and the “habagat” resulted in damage to infrastructure pegged , so far, at P3.6 billion while damage to the agriculture sector was estimated at P3 billion.