Typhoon Mangkhut | Humanitarian Coalition
Typhoon Mangkhut
September 19, 2018

More than 4 million people could be directly affected

Northern Philippines

Super Typhoon Mangkhut made landfall at 2:40 EDT on Friday September 14, pounding into the northern Philippines with winds of 200 km/h and gusts up to 330 km/h.

According to reports, at least 80 people have died in the storm and many more are missing.

Reports so far indicate:

- One million people affected

- Agricultural damage is estimated at 14.27 billion pesos ($264 million)

- Extensive damage to homes and schools

- 200,000 displaced people sheltering in 2,000 evacuation centres

- Power has not been completely restored

- Numbers expected to increase as responders reach most remote communities

Humanitarian Coalition member agencies and their partners are on the ground, monitoring the situation and providing aid.

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