By the Philippine News Agency
The number of persons killed in the magnitude 6.9 earthquake that shook Matanao, Davao del Sur on Sunday is now at 11, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said Thursday.
In its 6 a.m. update, the NDRRMC said 195 others were injured while one is missing.
The report, signed and released by NDRRMC executive director Ricardo Jalad, said the dead and injured are from Davao Region and Soccsksargen.
The number of affected families is placed at 29,592 which is equivalent to 121,221 persons residing in 105 barangays in Davao Region.
Of these, a total of 3,076 families or 14,993 persons are taking temporary shelter in 24 evacuation centers while 4,379 families or 18,051 individuals are being aided outside.
Also, 290 schools were partially damaged by the earthquake in Davao Region and Soccsksargen.