PHILRADS is conducting assessment among 28,669 families that were affected by Typhoon Odette in Surigao del Norte.
PHILRADS had to travel by sea via the Gabriela Silang Ship of the Philippine Coast Guard for two days as the Surigao airport was closed because of the massive damage brought by Typhoon Odette.
The team met with the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (PDRRM) Chief Engr. Marilyn E. Pono and Vice Governor Eddie Degokiangkee, Jr.
As of Dec. 21, 2021, 18 are reported dead, 35 injured, and 26 are missing. 13,806 houses have been totally damaged. Gigaquit, Surigao City, General Luna, Dapa, and Pilar were the towns most affected by the typhoon.