NDRRMC: Families affected by Luzon quake breach 100K

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MANILA – The number of affected families from last week's magnitude 7 earthquake that rocked Abra and other nearby Northern Luzon provinces have now climbed to 100,665.
In its Monday morning update, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said this figure is equivalent to 381,614 persons living in 1,030 villages in Ilocos Region, Cagayan Valley and the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR).
Some 1,070 families or 3,781 individuals remain in 40 evacuation centers while some are taking shelter with their relatives or friends.
The number of confirmed fatalities is placed at nine along with 376 injured.
All deaths are from the CAR while the injured are from Cordillera with 374 and Cagayan Valley with two.
Undergoing validation are reports of one death and 18 injured, all from Ilocos Region.
Some 24,901 houses in the Ilocos Region, Cagayan Valley, CAR and the National Capital Region were damaged from the tremor – 24,547 of which were partially damaged while 354 were totally damaged. (PNA)

Last Modified: 2022-Aug-01 10.27.30 UTC+0800