Flood update: of 26 dead nationwide, 18 in Mindanao

(UPDATED) DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/06 January) — Eighteen of  26 persons who died from drowning or landslides due to flash floods brought about by heavy rains since Sunday were from Mindanao, the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council reported in its 12 noon update on January 6.

Of the 18 who died, eight were from Agusan del Sur, four in Surigao del Sur, two in Butuan City, and one each in Surigao del Norte, Davao del Sur, Compostela Valley and Lanao del Norte, records from the NDRRMC website showed.  One person remains missing in Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur.

The NDRRMC list:

Agusan del Sur
Rogelio Madelo in Barangay Patin-ay, Prosperidad;
Dondie Carl Bolante, P-2, Barangay Magsaysay, Prosperidad
Felicitas Mabras Macuno in Barangay Salvador, Prosperidad
Roselyn Buhayang Porras in Barangay Salvador, Prosperidad
Michael Rodrigo Otero in Purok 4, Libertad, Bunawan
Rustico Lamigo Pacaldo in Sitio Caniyugan, Bayugan
Ceasar Alisna Aquilan in Barangay Tagoyango, Sibagat
Francis Eclipse Tablon in Sitio Sabang, Jabonga

Surigao del Sur
Maxwell Tajo in Bislig City
Alberto Paradaña Rebasora in Barangay Tabon, Mangagoy
Ramil Lamigo Bobiles in Barangay Tina, San Miguel
Rustico Lamigo Pacaldo in Barangay Mat-e, Cagwait

Butuan City
Dioscoro Albiro in Barangay Maibu
Shielo Carrido in Barangay Maibu

Surigao del Norte
Roberto Dalangin in Tubod

Lanao del Norte
Christine Telostina, 6, in Barangay Lower Sagadan, Baroy, Lanao del Norte  (earlier NDRRMC reports identified her as Cristy Jane Celocia)

Compostela Valley
Apolinaria Porras, 58, in Mt. Diwata, Compostela Valley

Davao del Sur
Jonas Caan, Sta. Maria