Local August 27, 2023 | 8:00 am

Storm Franklin leaves 2 dead and 3,390 displaced

3,390 people displaced by storm and 681 houses damaged

The Emergency Operations Center (COE) is keeping the 31 provinces and the National District on alert following the passage of tropical storm Franklin, which left two people dead and one missing; 3,390 people displaced, three houses destroyed, 678 affected, 24 communities isolated, 91 aqueducts damaged, seven electrical circuits affected and two roads damaged.

The deceased are Rayner Victoriano Ruiz, 15 years old, who died after jumping into the Nigua river; Carlos M. Martínez, 32 years old, drowned while trying to cross a ravine in San Cristóbal and Seling F. Montero, 54 years old, still missing after jumping into the Guajimía ravine in Santo Domingo Oeste.

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August 28, 2023 7:04 am

10 years ago those figures would be 2x to 3x more…

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