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29/09/2009: Latest Updates on Typhoon Ondoy

29 SEPTEMBER 2009 WASHINGTON, D.C. – As of 29 September 2009, 6:00 AM (Manila Time), the National Disaster Coordinating Council (NDCC) issued the following updates on the ongoing relief and recovery operations with regard to Typhoon Ondoy (Ketsana).

  • Number of Persons Rescued – 12,359 persons
  • Declaration of  State of National Calamity in the following areas in view of the extensive effects of Tropical Storm “Ondoy”
    • The whole of National Capital Region (NCR)
    • CAR, Mt. Province, Ifugao and Benguet
    • Region I: Pangasinan, La Union and Ilocos Sur
    • Region II: Isabela, Quirino and Nueva Vizcaya
    • Region III: Aurora, Nueva Ecija, Zambales, Pampanga, Bulacan, Tarlac and Bataan
    • Region IV-A: Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon
    • Region IV-B: Mindoro (Occidental and Oriental) and Marinduque
    • Region V: Catanduanes, Camarines Norte and Camarines Sur
  • Summary of Affected Population
    • 319,881 families / 1,872,036 persons
    • No. of Evacuation Centers: 607
    • Total Evacuees
      • Inside ECs – 74,695 families / 374,890 persons
      • Outside ECs – 40,047 families / 234,658 person
  • Casualties
    • Dead – 240
      • NCR – 101, CAR – 3, Region III – 37, IV-A – 99
    • Missing – 37 (1 in CAR, 1 in Region 9, 1 in Region II, 7 in Region III, 20 in Region IV-A)
    • Injured – 5 (1 in Sta. Cruz, Laguna, 1 in Cavite and 3 in Kabayan, Benguet)
  • Cost of Damages
    • Total – PhP 2,339,620,884.00
      • Infrastructure – PhP1,517,096.00
      • Agriculture – PhP882,524,884.00
      • Damaged Houses – Grand Total – 3,27
        • Totally – 2,223
        • Partially – 1,049
  • Cost of Assistance
    • Total – PhP7,670,743.00