NDRRMC: Death toll due to Egay and Habagat rose to 27
NDRRMC: Death toll due to Egay and Habagat rose to 27
NDRRMC: Death toll due to Egay and Habagat rose to 27
by Mhillen Nicole Borja02 August 2023

The reported death toll due to the impact of Typhoon Egay and the southwest monsoon has now risen to 27.

According to the situation report from National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, there are two confirmed fatalities from the typhoon, while 25 others are still being verified.

The number of injured individuals has reached 52, and there are 13 people reported missing in connection with the typhoon.

Over 2.8 million individuals across 13 regions have been affected by the severe weather conditions.


These regions include Metro Manila, Ilocos, Cagayan Valley, Central Luzon, Calabarzon, Mimaropa, Bicol, Western Visayas, Northern Mindanao, Soccsksargen, Davao, BARMM, and Cordillera Administrative Region, encompassing more than 4,600 barangays.

Meanwhile, the state of calamity has been declared in over 150 areas, primarily in Ilocos Norte, Pampanga, Bulacan, Cagayan, and other regions, due to the extensive damage caused by Typhoon Egay and the southwest monsoon.

Currently, there are still more than 1,500 evacuation centers housing over 130,000 individuals seeking refuge.

Meanwhile, according to the NDRRMC data, the typhoon has destroyed over 50,000 houses, with infrastructure damage estimated at over P3.5 million, and agricultural losses nearly reaching P2 million.

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