Death toll in Davao del Sur quake rises to 11

Published December 19, 2019, 3:34 PM

by AJ Siytangco

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.

The magnitude-6.9 earthquake that struck Mindanao on Sunday reduced this old water reservoir to rubble. (Keith Bacongco / MANILA BULLETIN)
The magnitude-6.9 earthquake that struck Mindanao on Sunday reduced this old water reservoir to rubble. (Keith Bacongco / MANILA BULLETIN)

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.

 
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Death toll in Davao del Sur quake rises to 11

Published December 19, 2019, 12:00 AM

by manilabulletin_admin

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.

The magnitude-6.9 earthquake that struck Mindanao on Sunday reduced this old water reservoir to rubble. (Keith Bacongco / MANILA BULLETIN)
The magnitude-6.9 earthquake that struck Mindanao on Sunday reduced this old water reservoir to rubble. (Keith Bacongco / MANILA BULLETIN)

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.

 
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