66 dead, 66 missing in Cordilleras after Typhoon Ompong – CRDRRMC

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66 dead, 66 missing in Cordilleras after Typhoon Ompong – CRDRRMC
Rescuers in Itogon, Benguet are searching for survivors of massive landslides that overran small-scale mining areas and destroyed bunkhouses and, in the worst case scenario, recovering the dead

MANILA, Philippines – The Cordillera Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CRDRRMC) reported Tuesday, evening, September 10, that there were 66 dead and 66 missing as a result of Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut).

The CRDRRMC, in its 10 pm update, listed the following numbers for the dead and missing in the Cordilleras.

Dead: 66

  • Baguio City – 11
  • Kalinga – 1
  • Mt. Province – 6
  • Benguet

Missing: 66

  • Baguio City – 4
  • Benguet – 62

 

Rescuers in Itogon, Benguet scrambled to search for survivors of massive landslides that overran small-scale mining areas and destroyed bunkhouses. – Rappler.com

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