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NDRRMC: Death toll due to Egay climbs to 14
NDRRMC: Death toll due to Egay climbs to 14
NDRRMC: Death toll due to Egay climbs to 14
by Mary Antalan29 July 2023
Photo Courtesy: Philippine Coast Guard

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said that the death toll rose to 14 on Saturday, July 29, nearly two days since Typhoon Egay left the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR).

According to the council's latest data, the number of affected people has also risen to over half a billion.

NDRRMC director Edgar Posadas, as a spokesperson, read the latest situational report on Egay as of 8 a.m., July 29, at a news forum in Quezon City, Office of Civil Defense.

Six of the 14 deaths caused by the storm have been confirmed, while eight more are being investigated.


Twenty people were missing, and 13 people were hurt.

582,288 people, or 164,430 families, from 13 regions, 45 provinces, 306 cities and municipalities, and 1,752 barangays were impacted by the weather disturbance.

Household damage was estimated to be worth P195,000, while infrastructure damage cost P1,191,137,926.36.

The losses in the agricultural sector are over 75,997 farmers and 91,651.56 hectares of crops affected by P832,815,645.48 worth of production.


Fisheries, poultry, and animal losses totaled P23,762,020.

The government has already donated P35,851,214.38 worth of aid, including family meal packs, hygiene kits, kits for repairing a shelter, and modular tents.

On Thursday night, July 27, Egay had already departed the Philippine Area of Responsibility.

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