At least 226 schools were damaged and 869 used as evacuation centers due to the onslaught of super typhoon “Rolly” over the weekend, the Department of Education (DepEd) has reported.

In a Nov. 3 situation report, the DepEd said 226 schools and 7,169 learning materials were damaged by “Rolly” in Central Luzon, Calabarzon, Mimaropa and Bicol Region.

The DepEd also reported that 869 schools or 4,367 classrooms nationwide were used as evacuation centers.

More than 82,500 individuals (21,000 families) took shelter in these schools, of which 14,999 were students, the DepEd noted.

The department added that it began mobilizing engineers and disaster risk reduction management coordinators to assess the infrastructure and non-infrastructure damage for response, rehabilitation and recovery interventions.

“Rolly” has killed at least 17 individuals as of Nov. 3, according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction on Management Council.

It is expected to exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Tuesday, according to state weather bureau Pagasa. John Ezekiel J. Hirro