Tornado destroys 62 houses in South Cotabato

InterAksyon.com reports that 62 houses were destroyed after a tornado struck a village in Polomolok, South Cotabato on May 24.

InterAksyon.com reports that 62 houses were destroyed after a tornado struck a village in Polomolok, South Cotabato on May 24. According to the report, the tornado "occurred at 1 p.m. at Purok People’s Village in Barangay Cannery, Polomolok, South Cotabato." The article quoted  Police Senior Supt. Randolf Delfin of PNP Region 12 as saying that although the tornado had no casualties, it left "at least 115 families" displaced from their homes.

 

Delfin added that "rehabilitation teams from the local government as well as soldiers and policemen have been dispatched to the area to assist affected residents," who are currently staying at two covered courts in the town.

 

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