Typhoon Ursula death toll hits 47

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, December 29) — The death toll from Typhoon Ursula (international name: Phanfone) has risen to 47 as of Sunday.

According to the latest situational report of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), the recorded casualties were from MIMAROPA with 7 deaths; Western Visayas with 26; Central Visayas with one; and Eastern Visayas with 13 fatalities.

Meanwhile, the NDRRMC also noted that 28 were injured from MIMAROPA, Western Visayas, and Eastern Visayas due to Typhoon Ursula. Furthermore, 12 persons were reported missing in MIMAROPA, Western Visayas, and Eastern Visayas.

The NDRRMC said that 447,164 families or 1,758,396 persons were affected in 6,510 barangays in MIMAROPA, Bicol Region, Western Visayas, CentraI Visayas, Eastern Visayas, and in CARAGA.

Of this number, 26,705 families or 106,309 individuals were in evacuation centers. On the other hand, 9,258 families were served outside the centers.

Moreover, 304,805 houses and 98 government facilities were damaged due to the onslaught of the typhoon.

With this, the NDRRMC said damage to infrastructure and agriculture has reached P1,074,811,046.

The disaster management bureau also said that P15.74 million worth of assistance was provided by several government agencies and local government units to the affected families.