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Yolanda death toll now at 6,033

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CO. Romeo Ranoco

The death toll of supertyphoon Yolanda is constantly soaring as it now reached 6,033, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said Saturday.

In its 6 a.m. update, the NDRRMC said the 24 more fatalities from Tacloban City were added in its list.

Most of the fatalities came from Eastern Visayas at 5,679 (5,184 in Leyte; 265 in Eastern Samar; 224 in Samar; and 6 in Biliran).

The NDRRMC report also said that there are still 1,779 people missing while 27,468 were injured.

The typhoon has affected 3,423,501 families or 16,074,392 with 3,921,577 people displaced.

Of the number, 20,900 families or 101, 600 individuals are staying in evacuation centers.

Yolanda also destroyed 550,900 houses while damaging P35 billion in infrastructures and agriculture.

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