Philippine island placed under 'state of calamity' after typhoon

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has positioned the rustic’s primary island, Luzon, below a ‘state of calamity’ to hurry up reduction and rehabilitation efforts, after it used to be hit ultimate week through Hurricane Vamco.

1000’s of other people within the worst-affected provinces of Cagayan and Isabela are in evacuation centres or sheltering in makeshift roadside camps, in step with the government.

The BBC’s Philippines correspondent Howard Johnson stories from Tuguegarao in Cagayan province.

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