Iloilo: 132 Dead, 146,000 Families Affected; Estancia Destroyed

November 9, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

At least 132 people were killed and 146,000 families were affected in Iolilo in the Philippines following the aftermath of Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan).

Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor told ABS-CBN the new numbers on Monday morning. 

He said that over 47,000 houses in the province completely destroyed.

Iloilo Provincial Board Member Demy Sonza told Interakyson that the province is under a state of calamity.

He added that the town of Estancia was nearly destroyed. It is unclear how many were killed there.

Officials estimate over 10,000 people died nationwide.

And the majority of Tacloban City, which has a population of 220,000, was destroyed. Hundreds were killed there.

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