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Event: TC Tropical Cyclone
Number: 1994-000013
Country: PHL Philippines
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Date (YMD): 1994-1-6
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Information Source:UN DHA
Comments: Tropical Depression 'Akang' hit the Philippines on 6 January 1994 causing heavy rains, floods and landslides in the provinces of Albay, Sorsogon, Palawan and Marinduque. Akang was the first tropical depression to hit the Philippines in 1994 after a record year in 1993 with 32 typhoons. It devastated areas that had already been hit in December 1993 by the succession of Typhoons 'Lola', 'Manny' and 'Nell' disrupting ongoing relief, recovery and rehabilitation efforts. As of 13 January 1994, the National Disaster Coordinating Council (NDCC) provides the following information on the impact of Tropical Storm 'Akang': 45 people dead, 26 injured and 17 missing. 12,554 families (59,710 persons) affected. 522 houses totally destroyed and 3,039 partially. Total damage to infrastructure and agriculture in Albay and Sorsogon estimated at P. 69.163 million (approx. USD 2.4 million).
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