Typhoon Yolanda claimed 255 lives, 71 injured, and 38 people missing as of November 11, 2013.

posted on: Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Lifestyle Geek

According to the official reports released by National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, typhoon Yolanda took 255 lives, rendered 71 injured and 38 persons missing.

The strongest typhoon recorded in history has affected a total of 9,679,059 individuals or 2,095,262 families from 471 municipalities, 51 cities, and 41 provinces of Region IV-A, IV-B, V, VI, VII, VIII, X, XI & CARAGA.

Evacuation centers are filled with survivors and account to 433,300 individuals or 91,657 families.

Due to the enormous damage acquired, the following areas are placed under the state of calamity:

  • Province of Antique
  • Janiuay, Iloilo
  • Dumangas, Iloilo

In Region IV-B, V, VI and CARAGA, the cost of damage as of November 11, 2013 is estimated to be Php 296,505,629.05; Php 38,997,500 for infrastructure while Php 257,508,129.05 for agriculture.

SOURCE: Official Gazette