‘Labuyo’ death toll climbs-A A +A
Saturday, August 17, 2013
MANILA -- The death toll from Typhoon "Labuyo" rose to 10 on Friday, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said.
The NDRRMC identified one of the two latest fatalities as Geronimo Lacson, 64, of Pangasinan.
Four persons remained missing while seven persons were injured, the NDRRMC said in its 5 p.m. update.
As of Friday evening, it said Labuyo had affected 86,295 families or 398,813 people, even as evacuation centers have been closed.
The NDRRMC said damage was estimated at P1,084,144,361.59, including P725,596,419.66 in agriculture. (JK/Sunnex)