Ompong aftermath: Damages in CAR by Super Typhoon

As of September 27, 10:00AM, reports from DILG-CAR showed at least 111 people died, 22 missing,  and 82 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. (Data per CRDRRMC)

Fatalities: Benguet 91 (Itogon 86, La Trinidad 3, Kabayan/Bokod 1, Tuba 1); Baguio 13; Mountain Province 6; Kalinga 1.

Missing: Benguet 22 (All in Itogon. Ucab 14, Loacan 4, Virac 2); Baguio City 2.

See other stories on this calamity:

Mining not to blame for Itogon tragic landslide
Monitoring of prices of basic commodities ordered
Duterte backs suspension of pocket mining in Cordillera
Mayor slams negative projections of Baguio
LT mayor suspends conduct of Tourism Week
Assessment of city’s drainage systems ordered
Bersamin proposes skills training for displaced miners
SM Foundation extends help to calamity victims
Mountain Province declared under state of calamity
Classes in Kabayan remain suspended till Sep 21, Mayoyao and Aguinaldo declared under State of Calamity
Classes in Itogon suspended until Sept 21
La Trinidad, Tublay suspends classes for Preschool to Elem Sept 18
Apayao, Kalinga declared under state of calamity, Small-scale mining requirements under scrutiny
Apayao declares two-day class suspension; Abra suspends classes and work on Monday
Baguio, Benguet LGU cancels classes on Sept. 17
Marcos Highway to Open at 9 PM of Sept. 16
At least 34 dead, 7 hurt and 5 missing in Itogon due to landslides

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.
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte met with the bereaved families affected by typhoon Ompong in Baguio City and Benguet during his visit to the Benguet Provincial Capitol a day after the typhoon hit the province. Duterte condoled with the families and distributed cash assistance thru the DSWD and the Office of the President. RMC PIA-CAR
PRO-Cor Regional Director PCSupt. Rolando Nana ordered additional Search and Rescue troops to assist in Lucnab, Baguio City. At least 3 people were buried in this landslide incident. PIA-CAR
PRO-Cor Regional Director PCSupt. Rolando Nana ordered additional Search and Rescue troops to assist in Lucnab, Baguio City. At least 3 people were buried in this landslide incident. PIA-CAR
DANTAY TRAGEDY. Rescuers carry one of the six victims buried alive in a landslide at Sitio Dantay, Barangay Alab Oriente, Bontoc, Mountain Province that happened at about 4 pm of September 15 due to the onslaught of super typhoon Ompong. A total of six victims perished during the incident (Orlando Kabluyen Baggay, 67; Nena Prisca Antonio Baggay, 67; Lanee Beth Baggay Minimo, 36; Darwin Minimo, 37; Kiersten Mae Baggay Minimo, 12, and Klyde Baggay Minimo, 5). Glendalyn Baggay Minimo, 14 and Darren Lee Baggay Minimo, 11, were rescued by residents and rushed to Bontoc General Hospital. Ferdie Cariño Castañeda

By: HENT

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