Typhoon 'Lando' leaves 4 dead, 1 missing and one injured in Cagayan Valley Region

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Oct. 22 (PNA) -- Typhoon “Lando” has left Cagayan Valley Region with four casualties, one missing, one injured and a total of 42,608 families or 206,187 persons in 462 barangays affected in the Provinces of Cagayan, Isabela, Nueva Vizcaya and Quirino.

OCD-02 regional director and chair of the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (RDRRMC) Norma Talosig, on Thursday identified the four dead as Jonathan Cadangyao y Agsay, 29, of Barangay Dy Abra, Tumauini, Isabela; Danilo Corpuz Aurora, who was left inside the trailer truck that fell off a ravine at Barangay Tactac, Sta. Fe, Nueva Vizcaya; Elvis Binasao y Marallag, 22, of Barangay Dipusu, San Mariano, Isabela; and Rolly Ranjo y Decena, 33, of Barangay Centro, Cabagan, Isabela.

The missing, on the other hand, is Renai Vitex Tuliao y Yacas, 6 years old, of Abian, Bambang, Nueva Vizcaya; while the injured is Mauveric Tuliao y Yacas, 9, of Abian, Bambang, Nueva Vizcaya.

Talosig also said that there were a total of 42,608 families or 206,187 persons in 462 barangays affected in the Provinces of Cagayan, Isabela, Nueva Vizcaya and Quirino.

From the 77 total evacuation centers with 1,754 families or 7,730 persons, 12 are still occupied by 513 families or 2,597 persons while 18,144 families or 90,633 persons areoutside evacuation centers.

There were 2,137 partially and 225 totally damaged houses in the Provinces of Cagayan, Isabela, Quirino and Nueva Vizcaya.

Also, the Department of Agriculture (DA) Region 2 reported a total amount of Php7,369,112.50 cost of damage on fishponds, fish cages, motorized and non-motorized boats in the Provinces of Cagayan and Isabela and a total of Php 425,365,600.00 damage on palay, corn and high-value crops and fruit bearing trees.

A total of Php151,079, 500.00 cost of damages to infrastructure was reported in the region broken down as follows: Php 76,430,000.00 cost of damages to provincial/municipal infrastructure; Php 38,265,000.00 on irrigation facilities; and Php 36,384,500.00 cost of damages to school facilities. (PNA)


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