Mindanao quake death toll climbs to 8 – NDRRMC

Mindanao quake death toll climbs to 8 – NDRRMC

/ 06:29 PM November 19, 2023

Mindanao quake death toll climbs to 8 – NDRRMC


MANILA, Philippines – The number of reported deaths following the magnitude 6.8 earthquake that struck Mindanao has climbed to eight, disaster response officials said on Sunday afternoon.

As of 3 p.m., the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said they are still validating the casualties’ cause of deaths.


Thirteen individuals are also reported to have sustained injuries.


The agency further said that power lines have been restored in quake-hit areas and all affected bridges have been made passable.

READ: 82 aftershocks recorded days after magnitude 6.8 quake shook Sarangani

But of the 12 affected roads in Soccsksargen, three are still obstructed, NDRRMC said.

READ: Sarangani suspends in-person classes on Nov 20-21 for post-earthquake infra inspection

NDRRMC has likewise reported that so far, they have recorded a total of 125 damaged houses and infrastructures in Davao City, Davao Occidental, Davao del Sur, Davao del Norte, Davao de Oro, South Cotabato and Sarangani.

The local government of Sarangani Province announced earlier this day that it is cancelling in-person classes on Monday to make way for post-earthquake infrastructure inspections on November 20 to 21.

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