30 reported deaths due to Typhoon Egay -- NDRRMC | Inquirer News

30 reported deaths due to Typhoon Egay — NDRRMC

/ 09:23 PM August 07, 2023

Four fatalities were reported in Ilocos Sur after Typhoon Egay (International name: Doksuri) whipped the Northern Luzon.

Personnel from the Coast Guard Station in Ilocos Sur province retrieves the body of a 79-year-old woman in San Vicente town. The woman was one of the reported four casualties of Typhoon Egay in the province. (Photo courtesy of Coast Guard District North Western Luzon)

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.

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