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Philippines (the): Typhoon: 2003/05/26 Country Information on DRR

Period 2003/05/26
Country or District Philippines (the)
Event Type Typhoon
Outline A tropical storm lashed the northern Philippines for a third day on Wednesday, raising the death toll to 10 and causing widespread flooding.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
OCHA Situation Report 2003/05/30
Death toll:37 people
Injured:16 people
Missing:1 people
Displaced:8,000 people
Sheltered:3,704 thousand people
Destroyed:178 houses
Partially damaged:2,040

Many roads are still impassable.

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OCHA Situation Report No.2 2003/06/05
As of 31 May, the death toll had risen to 41.

OCHA Situation Report No.1 2003/05/30
Tropical storm Linfa (Chedeng) hit the island of Luzon in the northern Philippines, and death toll has risen to 37 and the number of people injured to 16, with one person still missing.

BBC news 2003/05/29
After drought and Sars, floods are the new problem

Reuters Alertnet 2003/05/29
Death toll from Philippine storm rises to 25

The Manila Bulletin Online 2003/05/28
At least ten persons were killed yesterday as tropical storm "Chedeng" (international code name: "Linfa") battered Northern and Central Luzon as well as Metro Manila.

Reuters Alertnet 2003/05/28
Storm drenches northern Philippines, 10 dead