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Manila, Philippines – The number of people who have died from Typhoon Odette has risen to 258, according to the latest data from the National Council for Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (NDRRMC).
In its report released Thursday, the NDRRMC said 47 people were missing while 568 were injured.
A total of 2,196,432 people or 585,029 families were affected by the typhoon in 4,566 barangays in MIMAROPA, Bicol, Western Visayas, Central Visayas, Eastern Visayas, Zamboanga, Northern Mindanao, Davao, Soccsksargen, CARAGA and the Bangsamoro region .
The NDRRMC also reported a total of 136,369 damaged houses in the said areas.
Out of 269 towns and municipalities that experienced a power outage, 144 have been restored. Three areas are still without water supply.
There are 348 areas in MIMAROPA, Central Visayas, Eastern Visayas, Zamboanga, Northern Mindanao, CARAGA and Bangsamoro which are still experiencing communication failure.
Five airports in the affected areas have resumed operations.
A total of 126 ports have been declared non-operational or have suspended their voyages. Of which 57 ports have resumed their activities, said the NDRRMC.
About 1,513 passengers, 690 rolling cargoes and five ships were stranded.
The cost of damage to agriculture has been estimated at 1,152,834,160.94 yen and 2,537,507,000 yen for infrastructure.
A total of 33 areas have been placed in a state of disaster, the NDRRMC said.