Via the Manila Bulletin, a December 30 report: ‘Yolanda’ death toll rises to 6,155. Excerpt:
The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) reported yesterday that the death toll from super-typhoon “Yolanda” had increased to 6,155, almost two months since the monster storm brought massive devastation to central Philippines.
The latest data released by the NDRRMC showed that the addition to the number of fatalities came from Iloilo province.
The NDRRMC said among the causes of death of the victims were drowning, hit by debris/fallen tree, cardiac/cardio-pulmonary arrest, pneumonia, stroke, and multi-organ failure.
Meanwhile, the number of missing also slightly went up from 1,779 to 1,785.
The addition to the list of those who remained unaccounted for also came from Iloilo, according to the NDRRMC. The number of injured stood at 28,626.