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Reported death toll due to Odette soars to 407 –NDRRMC

The reported death toll due to Typhoon Odette soared to 407, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said on Saturday.

In its latest situational report, the NDRRMC said of the total reported deaths 75 were confirmed and 332 were for validation.

Meanwhile, 82 people were reported missing and 1,147 were reported injured.

The typhoon affected 1,140,118 families or 4,462,997 people in 6,530 barangays.

A least 81,459 families or 319,097 people were displaced from their homes and are now staying in 1,335 evacuation centers. Meanwhile, 35,237 families or 133,326 displaced individuals were staying in other places.

A total of 535,373 houses were damaged —365,023 partially and 170,350 totally.

The NDRRMC reported P16,656,694,030.07 worth of damage to infrastructure and P6,909,439,389.24 worth of damage to agriculture.

Power supply has been restored to 205 of 284 cities and municipalities that encountered power service interruptions as a result of the typhoon.

Water supply has been restored in only one of the 18 cities and municipalities that reported a water supply interruption.

There are 129 areas in Mimaropa, Region 7, Region 8, Region 9, Region 10, Caraga, BARMM which are still experiencing communications outages or issues.

Two of the seven affected airports are still non-operational while 76 of the reported 129 non-operational seaports resumed operations in Calabarzon, Mimaropa, Region 5, Region 7, Region 9, Region 10, and Caraga.

A state of calamity was declared in 334 cities and municipalities. — DVM, GMA News