THE reported death toll due to floods in the Visayas and Mindanao regions brought about by the shearline weather phenomenon has increased to 13, according to the latest report from the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC).
According to the latest situation report, Northern Mindanao has the most reported deaths with seven, followed by the Bicol Region with 3, Eastern Visayas with 2 and Zamboanga Peninsula with one.
There were also six reported injured – five of whom came from Northern Mindanao and one in Zamboanga Peninsula.
A total of 23 missing persons were also reported.
Meanwhile, 166,357 persons or 44,282 families from 385 villages in Mimaropa (Minddoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan), Bicol Region, Eastern Visayas, Zamboanga Peninsula, Northern Mindanao and BARMM were displaced or evacuated due to the floods.
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