Typhoon Haima (known locally as Lawin) made landfall in Peñablanca, Cagayan province, with Category 4 strength on 19 October 2016. Most of Northern Luzon provinces have been affected, shelter and infrastructures damaged and low-lying communities flooded. More than 147,000 people are still displaced, according to the most recent report of Department of Social Welfare and Development and majority of those - 102,000 - are in Region II (Cagayan Region) . The Government is leading the relief effort as assessment of needs and damages continues.
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