Paeng death toll climbs to 48, over 900,000 individuals displaced — NDRRMC

 

 

 

MANILA, Philippines — The death toll from Tropical Storm Paeng’s (international name: Nalgae) fury across the nation has risen to 48, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) announced on Sunday.

The number of injuries also rose to 40, while 20 individuals have been reported missing, the NDRRMC said in its latest situation report.

The deaths, injuries and missing persons were reported in the Bicol region, Western Visayas, Eastern Visayas, Soccsksargen, and the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region for Muslim Mindanao (BARMM).

A total of 277,383 families or 932,077 individuals in 2,445 barangays were reported displaced.

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