549 families in 3 regions affected by ‘Jolina’: NDRRMC
By Priam Nepomuceno
MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Some 549 families in three regions have been affected by the inclement weather caused by Tropical Storm Jolina, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) reported Saturday.
No death or injury has been reported.
The 549 families, equivalent to 2,047 people, are from 30 barangays in the Cagayan Valley, Central Luzon and the Cordillera regions.
NDRRMC Executive Director Ricardo Jalad said 253 families or 928 persons are currently being served in 25 evacuation centers, and another 296 families or 1,119 individuals are being assisted outside evacuation centers. (PNA)