Dec. 29 (EUROPA PRESS) –
The Philippine authorities have reported this Wednesday morning that the death toll from the floods registered in recent days in the country has increased to 32 people.
In addition, a total of 24 people are missing and 11 people are injured, according to the daily report of the National Council for the Prevention of Risks and Elimination of Natural Disasters (NDRRMC).
The floods have affected a total of 484,485 people residing in 10 provinces of the country, while 101,613 people have been evacuated from their homes. More than half of these are being welcomed in around 150 evacuation centers.
The report details that at the moment there are 4,068 damaged houses reported, while in terms of damage to the affected infrastructures, bridges, public service buildings and schools have been mostly registered.
Due to the strong storm, classes and work have also been suspended in 67 cities, however, a state of emergency has only been declared in one of the regions.
Damage to agriculture and infrastructure was estimated at more than 5.5 million dollars (5.1 million euros), according to the agency.