Ompong aftermath: Damages in CAR by Super Typhoon

As of September 22, 3:00PM, reports from DILG-CAR showed at least 92 people died, 44 missing,  and 81 injured due to widespread landslides, and damages to houses and evacuation centers during the onslaught of super typhoon Ompong that affected all parts of Northern Luzon over the weekend.

Fatalities: Benguet 73 (Itogon, 68, La Trinidad 3, Kabayan/Bokod) 1, Tuba 1); Baguio 12; Mountain Province 6; Kalinga 1.

Missing: Benguet 41 (All in Itogon, Ucab 35, Loacan 4, Virac 2); Baguio City 3.

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Photo gallery:

Ucab Ground Zero: PNP, AFP, BFP and private groups, volunteers, and relatives of victims continue search, retrieval and possible rescue in Ucab, Itogon, Benguet.

Photo by: PIA-CAR
Photo by: PIA-CAR
Volunteers repack donations ready for distribution to the victims in Ucab, Itogon. Photo by: PIA-CAR
Relief goods from DSWD for Kabayan are being airlifted by helicopter. Photo from DSWD Facebook page.

 

By: HENT

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