• 2 fatalities due to ‘Lando’ – NDRRMC

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    The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) reported that two people in Quezon City and Subic, Zambales became the casualties during the onslaught of typhoon ”Lando.”

    In its initial report Monday morning, NDRRMC identified the casualties as Benita Famanilay, 62, resident of Subic, who died due to severe head injury caused by collapsed wall; while Rannel Castillo, 14, from Quezon City, who died due to eviscerated wound caused by toppled tree.

    The NDDRMC also reported five persons were injured in Subic (1), and Quezon City (4).

    The NDRRMC said that “Lando” has affected 4,892 families or 20,492 people in Regions 1, 2, 3, 4-A, 5 and CAR.

    Of these, some 1,830 families or 6,776 people were pre-emptively evacuated.

    It added that 17 incidents composed of flooding (15), collapsed wall (1) and toppled tree (1) were monitored in Regions 1, 2, 3 and NCR.

    Power interruptions/outage were reported in four cities and 71 municipalities in Regions 1, 2, 3, 4-A, 4-B and Cordillera Administrative Region while province-wide power outages still remain in Quirino, Nueva Vizcaya, Aurora, Apayao and Kalinga.

    Damage to property was estimated at PHP520,00 reported in road section in Barangay Barihay, San Andres, Catanduanes (Region 5).

    A total of 6,529 passenger, 89 vessels, 42 motorized bancas, 633 rolling cargoes are stranded due to rough sea condition caused by “Lando.”

    It added that total cost of government assistance for the affected families has reached PHP1,035,560 worth of relief goods were provided for affected families in Regions 1,2, 3 and 5.

    Meanwhile, work in all government offices, except in frontline services providers and response agencies in Regions 1, 2, 3 and CAR are suspended on Monday. PNA

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