N. Luzon quake death toll climbs to 11

August 5, 2022 People's Tonight 62 views

MANILA – The number of deaths from the magnitude 7 earthquake that rocked Abra and other nearby Northern Luzon provinces last July 27 has climbed to 11.

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) on Friday reported that the tremor’s latest fatality is from Tubo, Abra.

This brought the number of confirmed deaths in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) to ten, while Ilocos Region had one death.

Some 410 individuals were injured in the Ilocos Region, Cagayan Valley, and the CAR.

The affected families are now at 119,730 or 448,990 persons in 1,188 barangays (villages) in Ilocos Region, Cagayan Valley, and the CAR.

Some 30,285 structures were damaged in Ilocos Region, Cagayan Valley, CAR, and the National Capital Region (NCR).

Of this number, 29,720 are considered “partially damaged” and 565 as “totally damaged”.

The damage to agricultural facilities, equipment, and other machinery was estimated at P33.2 million in CAR.

Meanwhile, irrigation system damage was placed at P22.7 million in CAR and Ilocos Region.

Infrastructure damage has amounted to P1.34 billion in Ilocos Region, Cagayan Valley, CAR, and NCR. Philippine News Agency

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