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‘Nina’ affected families in 4 regions now at 25K mark

Dec 27, 2016 @ 8:58

The number of families affected by Typhoon “Nina” as she lashed through CALABARZON, MIMAROPA and Regions V and VIII has reached the 25, 239 mark or equivalent to 108,728 persons.

These families are residing in 376 barangays of the above-mentioned regions, National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council executive director Ricardo Jalad said in Monday’s 8 p.m. update.

Some of these people are currently taking shelter in 90 schools and 326 classrooms in CALABARZON, MIMAROPA, and the Bicol Region, he added.

Meanwhile, number of families pre-emptively evacuated have reached the 85,773 mark or around 424, 659.

And as of 8 p.m. December 26, number of stranded passengers were placed at 10,732, 1,025 rolling cargoes, 28 vessels and five motorbancas in various ports of Southern Tagalog Luzon, Bicol, Central, Eastern and Western Visayas.

Damage to infrastructure and properties are still being assessed as of this posting along with casualties and deaths possibly related with the effects of “Nina”.

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