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Saturday, December 19, 2015

Sorsogon's Typhoon Nona victims seek help


Photo via Bobet Lee Rodrigueza
SORSOGON CITY—Sorsogon's residents are seeking for help after the province was pummeled by "Nona" a few days ago. The typhoon, which had maximum winds of 150 kph and gusts of up to 185 kph, made landfall in Sorsogon last Monday.

The Sorsogon Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction (SPDRRMC) in its latest report said that a total of 56, 908 families, or 276,837 individuals in 324 barangays in 14 municipalities and 1 city were affected.

At least 177 were injured, while 4 were reported dead in Casiguran and Matnog.

The number of totally damaged houses is 23,940 while the number of partially-damaged ones is 43,683.

The worth of damages to infrastructure is estimated at P360,450,000.00, while the damage to agriculture stands at P185,695,154.96. The cost of damaged fisheries, meanwhile, was estimated at P41,098,590.00, and the total worth of damaged livestock, P2,467,403.00.

The SPDRRMC announced that those who wish to help visit the Provincial/City/Municipal Social Welfare and Development Office o Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office, or contact SPDRRMC Response Cluster/PSWDO Point Person Gerald Frejas Angeles at 09995932444.—BICOLSTANDARD.COM. Pirming enot. Pirming bago.

Photo via Bobet Lee Rodrigueza / Vaughn Sky

Photo via Bobet Lee Rodrigueza / Vaughn Sky

Photo via Bobet Lee Rodrigueza / Vaughn Sky

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