More than 2.41 million people were affected by Tropical Storm Nalgae that hit the Philippines. According to a report released Tuesday by the National Council for Risk and Disaster Management, 110 people were victims of the disaster's impact, TASS reported.
According to the agency, 865.9 thousand displaced people are in 2.72 thousand evacuation centers. More than 347.4 thousand people have previously left their homes. At least 101 people were injured in various ways and 33 were reported missing.
The storm damaged 5.03 thousand houses and destroyed 1.5 thousand. Damage to 55 infrastructure facilities is estimated at 760.3 million pesos ($13.04 million). As a result of the disaster 422 roads and 101 bridges were damaged. In 294 cities were fixed outages in the electricity supply, but in 140 it has already been restored, in 41 municipalities there are problems with communication, and in 12 - with water supply.
Classes have been suspended in 670 educational institutions and work at 230 enterprises. In 160 cities and municipalities, a disaster mode is in effect. Damage to agriculture was estimated at 1.3 billion pesos ($22.37 million). The government has already allotted 50.3 million pesos ($865,8 thousand) to help.
Tropical storm Nalji was on its way to the northern Philippines, where thousands of people were evacuated from flood- and landslide-prone areas ahead of the October 29 landfall. The storm left Luzon Island on October 30 and the Philippine area of responsibility on the afternoon of October 31.
An average of 20 typhoons and storms strike the Philippines each year, killing people and destroying homes, roads, and bridges.