Typhoon Yolanda update in Iloilo: Death toll rises to 162

Update November 11: The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) has reported that the official number of deaths brought about by super typhoon Yolanda rose to 162 persons.

In its latest update at around 4pm on Monday, PDRRMC said that the casualties in Iloilo province include:


Rizalino Bataga (Bulaqueña, Estancia)
Jovic Doyongan (Cano-an, Estancia)batad iloilo typhoon yolanda
Mamerto Barlao (Tanza, Estancia)
Dodoy Borres (Daculan, Estancia)
Mucho Alimonsorin (Daan Banwa, Estancia)
Eduardo Francisco (Paon, Estancia)
Junior Alarcon (Gogo, Estancia)
Rodrigo Remegio (Bulaqueña, Estancia)
Wilberto Flaviano (Bulaqueña, Estancia)
Ramel Valencia (Bulaqueña, Estancia)
Candido Valencia (Paon, Estancia)
Nilo Sendon (Bulaqueña, Estancia)
Ronnie de los Reyes (Bulaqueña, Estancia)
Vicente Velarde (Daan Banwa, Estancia)
Rodolfo Caneso (Loguingot, Estancia)
Edwin Villais (San Roque Estancia)
and 55 unidentified casualities believed to be fishermen from Masbate


Emmanuel Pama (Sitio Talisay, Polopiña, Concepcion)
Joseph Lardera (Loong, Concepcion)
Emilio Ortega (Bakhawan Sur, Concepcion)
Damaso Bagaforo Jr. (Malangabang, Concepcion)
Ian Rey Pajonilla
Arnold Boyson (Polopiña, Concepcion)
Roque Monieva (Aglosong, Concepcion)
and 2 unidentified casualities


Annabel Estimo
Margarita Tabaya


Jovy S. Tingson


Randy Cejar


1 Casualty (unidentified)


1 Casualty (unidentified)

Passi City:

8 Casualties (unidentified)

San Enrique:

2 Casualties (unidentified)


6 Casualties (unidentified)


1 Casualty (unidentified)


6 Casualties (unidentified)

San Dionisio:

7 Casualties (unidentified)


11 Casualties (unidentified)

Barotac Viejo:

1 Casualty (unidentified)


1 Casualty (unidentified)


13 Casualties (unidentified)

Other Updates

Smart Communication will install satellite phones in Carles, Estancia, Sara and Concepcion and will be operational by 9 AM on Wednesday, November 13. Libreng Tawag will be offered.

Also, signal capacity of Smart and Globe towers located in other areas of Iloilo and Negros Occidental is now being enhanced so mobile phones in the 5th district can link to the network.

PDRRMC also added that Yolanda affected 7, 309 families with the latest record coming from Oton with 1,538 families, Cabatuan with 86 and Tubungan, 37.

Operation of ports in the Iloilo is now back to normal. Pumpboat trips from Guimaras to Iloilo City and vice versa, fastcraft from Iloilo to Bacolod and vice versa and RORO from Dumangas to Bacolod and vice versa are now allowed by Coast Guard.

In the city, Mayor Jed Mabilog has announced that classes in all levels in Iloilo City will resume on Monday, November, 11, 2013.

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