Bolanon Optimism. Go Bohol
Here are some updates on Bohol after the killer quake last October 15.
A total of 172 are confirmed dead, with 9 still missing as of today, October 21. There have been 370, 495 displaced persons, with 36,000 houses destroyed or damaged. Most of the damaged houses are deemed unsafe. There are still 113,227 persons still in 93 evacuation centers, while 257,268 are with relatives or friends. Most of these evacuees are afraid to go home due to the 2,078 aftershocks that have rocked Bohol after the October 15 attack. A total of 3,542,281 persons were affected, or 703,244 families.
That said, the biggest problems now are food and water, shelter and medicines. A total of P12.54M have been released from state agencies, LGUs and NGOs. This does not include the initiatives of private individuals, organizations or companies which have taken matters into their own hands.
The first 2 days…
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