Over 22,000 people remain displaced, 8 hurt due to Aghon

NDRRMC: Over 22,000 people remain displaced, 8 hurt due to Typhoon Aghon

/ 09:02 AM May 28, 2024

SAVING LIVES Rescue teams from the Quezon Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office and the city government of Lucena, along with personnel of the Philippine Air Force, seek out residents of Barangay Kanlurang Mayao in Lucena after widespread flooding hit the city on Sunday as Typhoon “Aghon” battered southern Luzon. —PHOTO COURTESY OF QUEZON PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT

SAVING LIVES Rescue teams from the Quezon Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office and the city government of Lucena, along with personnel of the Philippine Air Force, seek out residents of Barangay Kanlurang Mayao in Lucena after widespread flooding hit the city on Sunday as Typhoon Aghon battered southern Luzon. —PHOTO COURTESY OF QUEZON PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT

MANILA, Philippines — Over 22,000 people remain displaced while the total number of injuries increased to eight due to Typhoon Aghon (international name: Ewiniar), the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said in a situational report on Tuesday.

These 22,040 displaced are staying in 161 evacuation centers.

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In total, 36,143 persons were affected by the typhoon.

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The Office of Civil Defense said five were reported fatalities, and the NDRRMC noted only one of them has been confirmed so far.

Aghon made landfalls in Luzon areas, tore off roofs, uprooted trees, toppled concrete electric posts, wiped out crops, and flooded villages there.

No more areas in the country are under any storm signals as Aghon continues to move further from the Philippine landmass, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa).

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