Typhoon ‘Tisoy’s strong winds and torrential rains have damaged more than 250,000 infrastructure, according to a report by the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC).
Most of the 254,765 damaged structures were reported in Regions I, III, CALABARZON, MIMAROPA, V, VIII, CAR, and CARAGA, NDRRMC said.
The agency reported that at least 55,874 houses and a health facility were totally damaged, while 710 schools and 20 health facilities were partially damaged.
A total of 117 roads and bridges were also affected by the typhoon, of which 22 remained not passable, while 196 areas experienced flooding.
Meanwhile, the total damage to crops, fisheries,livestock and agricultural infrastructure in Regions III Calabarzon, Mimaropa V and VI has already reached over P2 billion.
NDRRMC also reported that 12 died and 54 were injured.
Over a million people were affected by the typhoon, 90,582 of whom sought shelter in 592 evacuation centers while 15,659 were being served outside evacuation centers.
At least 301 areas encountered power interruption as 17 transmission lines in Luzon and Visayas were affected by the Tisoy.
The NDRRMC added that 358 domestic flights and 2013 international flights were canceled due to the weather disturbance, but all of them have already resumed as of Dec. 4.