The continuous rains and week-long flooding in several areas in Maguindanao province have affected more than 10,000 families, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said Thursday.
In its June 19 update, the NDRRMC reported that 10,437 families had been affected by the flooding in six of the 12 affected towns as of Wednesday.
Number of affected families per municipality:
Mamasapano – 2,000
Rajah Buayan – 755
Datu Salibo – 300
Kabuntalan – 3,000
Sultan Barongis – 1,514
Datu Abdullah Sangki – 773
Northern Kabuntalan – 2,095
Other towns affected by the flooding include Sharif Saydona, Datu Piang, Kabuntalan, Ampatuan, Pagalungan, and Datu Montawal.
While there were no casualties and evacuation reported, an assessment is still being conducted in other affected municipalities, the NDRRMC said.