THE death toll from Super Typhoon Juan rose to 26, data from the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) as of 6 a.m. Friday showed.
Of the number, 10 fatalities were recorded in Pangasinan, two each from La Union, Ilocos Sur, Tarlac, Zambales, and Ifugao while one each from Cagayan, Nueva Ecija, Kalinga, Benguet, Baguio and Quezon City.
The agency also said at least 34 were injured and four others were reported missing. Also, 187,860 houses were damaged by the super typhoon.
The NDRRMC also said that 283,096 families were displaced by the typhoon in Ilocos Region, Cagayan Valley, Central Luzon, Calabarzon, Cordillera Administrative Region, and National Capital Region.
The damage to agriculture, fisheries, and infrastructure has also rose to P7,615,835,687 the agency said. (Sunnex)