MANILA – The death toll from the effects of Typhoon Egay and the southwest monsoon has climbed to 27, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said Wednesday.

In its latest bulletin, the agency said two of these fatalities have been confirmed — one each in Calabarzon and Western Visayas — while the remaining 25 are undergoing validation.

The deaths under validation include 12 in Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), eight in Ilocos Region, three in Calabarzon and one each in Western Visayas and Davao regions.

Meanwhile, the NDRRMC said 52 were reported injured — 39 of which have been confirmed while 13 are still undergoing validation.

These include eight in Davao Region, two each in Western Visayas and Calabarzon and one in Ilocos Region.

Still undergoing confirmation are reports of 13 missing individuals — eight in CAR, four in Cagayan Valley and one in Ilocos.

These numbers are still subject to change pending confirmation.

As of this time, the number of affected families is 765,024 which is equivalent to 2,856,962 individuals residing in 4,646 barangays in 13 regions in the country.

Of this number, 15,604 families or 57,740 individuals are being served in 677 evacuation centers while 57,609 families or 231,973 are being helped outside.

The Office of Civil Defense earlier said that the affected families are a combination of those displaced and those not needing transfer or removal from their residence.

Meanwhile, some 50,371 houses were reported damaged in 12 regions. (PNA)