A house damaged during Typhoon Phanfone in Tacloban, Leyte province. Photo: AFP A house damaged during Typhoon Phanfone in Tacloban, Leyte province. Photo: AFP
A house damaged during Typhoon Phanfone in Tacloban, Leyte province. Photo: AFP

Typhoon Phanfone death toll in Philippines hits 50 and is expected to rise in New Year

  • The nation’s deadliest storm of 2019 has caused US$21 million worth of damage
  • At least 80,000 remain in emergency shelters and might have to stay until the New Year, given the scale of destruction

Topic |   The Philippines
A house damaged during Typhoon Phanfone in Tacloban, Leyte province. Photo: AFP A house damaged during Typhoon Phanfone in Tacloban, Leyte province. Photo: AFP
A house damaged during Typhoon Phanfone in Tacloban, Leyte province. Photo: AFP
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