NorMin incurs P111.4M worth of damage from Paeng

October 30, 2022 People's Tonight 115 views

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – There were no casualties but Tropical Storm Paeng left Northern Mindanao provinces with PHP111.4 million in damaged houses and infrastructures, along with displaced families.

In a report released Sunday by the Regional Risk Reduction Management Council-10 (RDRRMC-10), all damage was recorded in Misamis Oriental.

Most affected in the province was the municipality of Jasaan, with four villages reporting partially and totally destroyed houses amounting to PHP1.13 million.

The province also recorded damaged fishing boats and gears amounting to PHP95,000.

The Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Offices (DRRMOs) of the municipalities of Libertad, Villanueva, and Salay have yet to submit their reports in the agriculture sector.

As to damaged infrastructures, the municipality of Lagonglong had damaged sea walls in two villages amounting to P110 million.

Since Friday, the Misamis Oriental DRRMO has been delivering food items and other forms of support to affected local government units (LGUs).

RDRRMC-10 likewise reported that there were 4,108 persons belonging to 929 families affected from 27 villages in Misamis Oriental, Camiguin, and this city.

Misamis Oriental also recorded the highest number of affected families with 688 or 3,183 individuals in seven LGUs. Philippine News Agency

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