From the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council
1,833 dead (1,660 in Region VIII – Leyte, Eastern Samar, Samar)
Number of affected areas
7,488 barangays in 41 provinces of Regions IV-A, IV-B, V, VI, VII, VIII, X, XI and CARAGA.
A total of 59,733 families (286,433 persons) are being served inside 993 evacuation centers.
The number of damaged houses increased to 149,756 houses (80,047 totally / 69,709 partially) in the affected provinces.
As of 6:00 a.m., November 13, 2013, two roads remain impassable:
Old Iloilo-Capiz Road Suage Bridge
Libungao-Matag-ob-Palompon Road (Leyte)
Operations in Tacloban airport are still limited.
As of November 13, all airports under CAAP control are now operational.
Cost of damages
A total of P761,400,371.89 worth of damages (P199,584,661.13 to infrastructure and P561,815,710.76 to agriculture) were reported in Regions IV-B, V, VI, and CARAGA.
Power outage is being experienced on various areas in the following provinces:
Biliran, Leyte, Southern Leyte, Northern Samar, and Eastern Samar
Power in Negros Oriental was fully restored
As of November 11, 2013, operating cell sites of Globe Telecom were established. In total, 49% of the affected sites are located in the Visayas.
“Libreng Tawag” of Globe Telecom was set up at a Hotel Alejandro, Tacloban City.
As of November 12, 2013, mobile signal (Globe and Smart) in Bacuag, Surigao del Norte has been restored.
State of Calamity
Dumangas, Iloilo (Res. No. 2013-188), Janiuay, Iloilo, and the Province of Antique (Res. No. 085-2013) were declared under a state of calamity.
Presidential Proclamation No.682 dated November 11, 2013, Declaring A State of National Calamity in Samar provinces, Leyte, Cebu, Iloilo, Capiz, Aklan, and Palawan.
Cost of assistance
A total of P38,815,888.21 worth of relief assistance was provided to affected families in Regions IV-A IV-B, V, VI, VII, VII, X, XI, and CARAGA
Prepositioned and deployed assets
A total of 13,553 personnel, 820 vehicles, 40 seacrafts, 24 aircrafts and other assets / equipment from National and Local Agencies, Responders and Volunteer Organizations were prepositioned and deployed to strategic areas to facilitate response operations.
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