31 people dead, 123 hurt during Holy Week observance -NDRRMC


The death toll during the Holy Week rose to 31 due to various incidents, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said on Monday.

In its update, NDRRMC said of the 31 fatalities, 16 were due to drowning, 13 from vehicular accident, one from gunshot wounds due to shooting incident and one by fire incident.

NDRRMC also said that 123 were injured from Regions 1, 2, 3, 4-A, 5,10and CAR.

NDRRMC said that as of Monday, a total of 50 incidents were monitored in Regions I (Ilocos), II (Cagayan Valley), III (Central Luzon), IV-A (Calabarzon), IV-B (Mimaropa), V Bicol), VIII (Eastern Visayas), X (Northern Mindanao), XI (Davao), National Capital Region (NCR), and Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR).

The incidents involved the following:

19 vehicular accidents (1 in Santiago, Ilocos Sur; 1 in Bani, Pangasinan; 1 in Sto. Tomas, La Union; 1 Tuguegarao City, Cagayan; 1 in Pulilan, Bulacan; 2 in Bocaue, Bulacan; 1 in Plaridel, Bulacan; 1 in Nasugbu, Batangas; 1 in Mexico, Pampanga; 2 in Sariaya, Quezon; 1 in Maragondon, Cavite; 1 in Bacoor, Cavite, 1 in Libmanan, Camarines Sur; 2 in Gingoog City, Misamis Oriental; 1 in Pinukpuk, Kalinga and 1 in Baguio City.

•1 Maritime Incident in Odiongan, Romblon

•2 Hazardous Materials Incidents in Nasugbu, Batangas and Catbalogan City

•7 Fire Incidents (1 in Tumauini, Isabela, 1 in Bauan, Batangas, 1 in Binangonan, Rizal, 1 in Gingoog City, Misamis Oriental, 1 Pantar, Lanao del Norte, 1 in Tatalon, Quezon City and 1 in Grace Park, Caloocan City)

•16 Near Drowning and Drowning Incidents (1 in Bantay, Ilocos Sur, 1 Aglipay, Quirino, 1 in Cabagan, Isabela, 1 in Echague, Isabela, 1 in Cauayan City, Isabela, 2 in Ballesteros, Cagayan, 1 in Maragondon, Cavite, 1 in Sariaya, Quezon, 1 in Infanta, Quezon, 1 in Ternate, Cavite, 1 in Nasugbu, Batangas, 1 in Real, Quezon, 2 in Tabuk City, Kalinga Province and 1 Pinukpuk, Kalinga)

•2 Flooding Incidents (1 Tagum City, Daval del Norte and 1 in Carmen, Davao del Norte)

•1 Shooting Incident in Nagtipunan, Quirino Province

•2 Vehicle Fire Incidents in Atimonan, Quezon and San Jose, Batangas. PNA


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