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Philippines (the): Typhoon: 2009/05/08 Country Information on DRR

Period 2009/05/08
Country or District Philippines (the)
Event Type Typhoon
Outline Fifteen people were killed when a typhoon pounded the northern Philippines, triggering mudslides and tearing roofs off houses before weakening, officials said on 8 May 2009.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Government of Philippines 2009/05/11
Dead: 47
Missing: 15
Injured: 42
Affected: 161,020
Totally damaged houses: 6,084
Partially damaged houses: 17,242

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Government of Philippines 2009/05/11
NDCC UPDATE (11 May 2009)

Reuters AlertNet 2009/05/08
Typhoon Chan-Hom, the fifth to hit the Philippines this year, destroyed roads and bridges and felled power lines in several provinces on the main island, Luzon.

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OCHA ReliefWeb 2009/05/08
Philippines: Typhoon Cahn-hom (as of 8 May 2009)