Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation
(DDPM) reported today (February 6) that currently, 52 provinces, 602 districts,
4,487 sub-districts and 53,162 villages nationwide have been affected by
cold weather hazard.
Of the 52 provinces, 17 provinces were
in the north, 19 provinces in the northeast, five provinces in the east
and 11 provinces in central plains area. The department's officials have
distributed 2.64 million blankets to the victims.