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Isabela placed under state of calamity

By: - Correspondent / @VillVisayaJrINQ
/ 02:47 PM October 26, 2016
A resident removes dried clothes amongst the ruins of their house destroyed at the height of typhoon Haima in Cabagan town, Isabela province, north of Manila on October 21, 2016.  Hungry Philippine typhoon survivors huddled in makeshift shelters and waited for aid on October 21, after losing nearly everything from one of the most powerful storms to hit the Southeast Asian archipelago. / AFP PHOTO / TED ALJIBE

A resident removes dried clothes amongst the ruins of their house destroyed at the height of typhoon Lawin in Cabagan town, Isabela province, north of Manila on October 21, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / TED ALJIBE

CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela – Isabela province was placed under a state of calamity on Wednesday, after Governor Faustino Dy III signed the resolution passed on Tuesday by the Provincial Board.

Typhoon Lawin cost the province P2.4-billion in palay (rice) and corn losses and damaged P600-million of infrastructure. JE

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