The harm caused by the Batanes quake was P47 million


According to National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), the price of harm caused by the sequence of earthquakes that struck Itbayat, Batanes on Saturday exceeded P47 million.

The NDRRMC stated in its recent situation report that the damage price of the two health centres hit by the earthquakes is P40 million for Itbayat District Hospital and P7 million for Itbayat Rural Health unit.

The NDRRMC said the earthquakes also harmed a total of 15 buildings as well as two colleges.

A magnitude of 5.4 followed by a magnitude of 5.9 and a magnitude of 5.4. Of 2,963 individuals, a total of 911 families had to escape their homes and are now staying at Itbayat Plaza.

The earthquake claimed eight people’s life and injured 63 others. The NDRRMC said that as of Monday morning, one was still lacking.

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