Queenie inflicts havoc to 14 towns, city; 6 dead TAGBILARAN CITY ? Tropical storm, Queenie has wreaked havoc in at least 12 municipalities and this city with six dead, initial Damage Assessment Report of the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council showed. A certain Flaviana Betonio of Duero town and Rosito Cutanda Gabas of Pres. Carlos P. Garcia island-town are added to the death toll of four, the report said. Earlier, Bohol News Today has reported that three (3) casualties have been identified in Jagna town. In his e-mail to this writer, Jagna MDRRMC officer Gerry Araneta identified the fatalities as Roque Sandoval, 62, fisherman. The other two (fatalities) earlier recovered were Cesario de la Serna, 59, a resident of Liloan, Cebu and chief engineer of the vessel that ran aground here; and Robinson Ceballos, 32, fisherman of Bunga Mar, this town. Araneta, in a phone call last night, confirmed that Adrian Sagrado, who went missing after the storm, was found lifeless in coastal barangay Bunga Mar, Jagna, Bohol. A total of 11 persons were injured and four missing, based on the municipal damage reports forwarded to the PDRRMC.
The towns affected are Bilar, Loay, Garcia-Hernandez, Jagna, Duero,
Guindulman, Mabini, Anda, Ubay, Pres. Carlos P. Garcia, SIkatuna,
Catigbian, Maribojoc, Loon and Corella and this city.
A total of 1,072 families are affected and 328 displaced, the report said.
Properties damaged include 141 houses totally and 1,211 houses partially
Fishing boats numbering 696 are badly damaged along with motorized boats,
34; paddle boats, two; and fishing nets, 52, the report initially recorded.
Damaged of agricultural crops included vegetable, five hectares; root
crops, 1.9 has.; banana, 2,965 hills; corn, 21.5 has.; coconut trees, 163
and fruit trees, 120. In livestock, 12 goats are affected, the report
showed. All of these damages have no estimate yet. (rvo)