Isabela PDCC reports initial typhoon damage
ILAGAN, Isabela (November 28) -- While typhoon 'Mina' left Isabela yesterday, the Provincial Disaster Coordinating Council has reported initial damage brought by this weather disturbance in the last few days.
Isabela Provincial Administrator Paul Fernandez said the province's affected barangays now reaches 188, more than 20 thousand families were affected or a total of more than 75 thousand people were directly displaced due to floods especially those in the low-lying areas.
On agriculture damages, it was reported that there were 3,200 hectares of rice damage and 2,780 of corn damage from the 12 towns while a total of P160 thousand for livestock.
Administrator Fernandez said the initial reports were submitted by concerned agencies of Isabela like the Provincial Agriculture Office, National Irrigation Administration and Local Government Units.
Fernandez said the final damage report will soon be reported this week when all concerned national and local government units have submitted their respective assessment of damage reports
Today, the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office are readying their office the relief goods to be delivered to the affected families in the northern part of Isabela which was directly hit by typhoon 'Mina'. (PIA-Isabela) [top]