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Philippines (the): Typhoon: 2006/05/13 Country Information on DRR

Period 2006/05/13
Country or District Philippines (the)
Event Type Typhoon
Outline Typhoon "Chanchu" whipped through the northwestern Philippines on Saturday, after killing six people in stormy seas and leaving more than 10,000 people stranded as air and ferry services were suspended.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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BBC NEWS 2005/05/15
Thousands of evacuees are returning home in the Philippines after a storm that caused heavy rains and flash floods when it hit on Friday. At least 37 people are thought to have died in tropical storm Chanchu, now heading towards southern China.

BBC NEWS 2005/05/14
The death toll from Typhoon Chanchu rose to 32 in the Philippines on Sunday, after more bodies were found from a capsized boat, and officials said the storm had affected or displaced more than 42,000 people.

CNN NEWS 2006/05/13
Six people were killed and five were still missing after their boat capsized off Masbate island in the central Philippines on Friday. Thirteen others on board were rescued, the National Disaster Coordinating Council said in a statement.

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