Typhoon Pedring kills 7, displaces at least 4,000 families

Typhoon Pedring is leaving at least seven people dead, three injured and four others missing, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said in its Situational Report No. 5 issued at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 27, 2011.

According to the NDRRMC, 4 of the reported casualties were from Valenzuela City. They were BJ Delos Santos (6 years old), James Delos Santos (3), Demelita Naya (63) and Romel Amarga Naya (4); 1 unidentified person was from Caloocan City; Delia Casas (59) from Ilocos Norte and Chawn Aldrie (10 months old) were from Catanduanes.

Those reported injured were Arthur Silvana from Isabela, Willie Baldevico (36) from Zambales, and Rabelyn Borre Bella (9) from Pampanga.

Neil Bandarie (32), Victor Cararot (37) and Eddie Morpe from the Quezon Province, as well as Christopher Madhos (37) from Aurora are still missing.

Evac CenterThe NDRRMC also noted that 13,629 families or 64,431 persons from 153 barangays/25 municipalities/10 cities in the 9 provinces of Regions I, II, III, IV-A, V and NCR have been affected.

More than 4,000 families are currently served inside and outside evacuation centers, the NDRRMC added.

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