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Previously, President Benigno Aquino was advised in this site to report honestly on the number of death caused by Yolanda, which the publisher had fixed at 18,000. On November 14, 2013, Aquino reported at around 2,000-2,500 deaths. National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) however reported as of November 13, 2913 at 2,344 death toll.
Some aid workers however are skeptics at Aquino’s lower death toll. Specifically, on same date, the Philippine Red Cross put it at 22,000 missing but precautions itself and says” that this figure include people who had since been located”. The following day November 15, 2013, The Philippine Star reported that a Police official was sacked over 10,000 fatality estimates .
Today, November 16, 2013, the NDRRMC put it at 3,632 deaths per DZMM teleradyo report. And Palace says that there is no manipulation of number of deaths caused by Yolanda. But on the same day atalone, 400 bodies were recovered.
The politics on calamity is ongoing. But this event is not on politics thus, it is advised that it be (more…)