6 people dead, 46 missing in Davao de Oro landslide

The local authorities reported that after the Maco, Davao de Oro landslide, six victims were found dead.

On Wednesday, the provincial officials mentioned that, based on data from the Maco Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office, 31 people with injuries were saved.


“Based on the initial report (for validation) from MDRRMO Maco, as of 2:00PM today (February 7, 2024), six (6) bodies have been recovered from the landslide and thirty-one (31) injured people were rescued,” it said.

The provincial authorities reported that forty-six individuals remain unaccounted for after the mudslide.

“The rescue operation is still ongoing with government agencies and rescue teams in the province. Let’s always be careful Dabawenyos and let’s continue to pray for the people affected by the incident,” it added.