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Latest on deaths, damage in typhoon Yolanda

/ 08:57 PM November 18, 2013

A Typhoon Haiyan survivor walks past a dead body, wrapped in plastic Christmas theme wrapping in Tacloban on Saturday Nov. 16, 2013. AP

MANILA, Philippines – Here are the latest casualty figures and damage reports from the Philippines after Typhoon Yolanda (international name Haiyan), according to the national crisis management agency.

— National: 3,976 confirmed deaths, 1,598 missing and 18,175 injured, according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council.

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— Eastern Visayas region covering the islands of Leyte and Samar: 3,725 dead, 17,821 injured and 1,574 missing. Widespread severe damage. Tacloban, Leyte’s main city with a population of 220,000, lies in ruins. Communications, transport cut in many areas.

— Western Visayas region: 161 dead, 228 injured, 19 missing.

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— Central Visayas region, which includes Cebu: 74 dead, 102 injured and 5 missing.

— Other regions: 16 dead, 24 injured.

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