DAVAO CITY, Philippines--Nine houses were destroyed while nine others were damaged when strong waves hit a coastal village here on Saturday night.
The waves also displaced at least 77 families in Barangay (village) 76-A in Bucana District.
Celso Tizon, village chairman, said houses near the shore were destroyed when strong waves suddenly hit the village at around 7 p.m. Saturday.
He said three persons were hurt when wooden house materials fell on them.
The city government has provided relief and food assistance to those displaced.
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