LOOK: 'Lawin' leaves massive trail of damage in Kalinga

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Oct 22 2016 08:28 PM

Several barangays in Kalinga are still recovering from the damage left by Super Typhoon Lawin, which displaced residents, damaged houses and isolated towns in northern Luzon this week.

Three barangays in Pasil, Kalinga still have no communication lines and have yet to receive aid:

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In Tabuk City, Kalinga, several houses were damaged and trees and electric posts were toppled as seen in the following photos:

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Kalinga is a landlocked province in the northernmost section of the Cordillera Region.

Its capital, Tabuk, has a land area of 70,025 hectares consisting of 42 barangays. It has a population of 103,912 as of 2010, according to the Department of Interior and Local Government.

On the other hand, Pasil has a land area of 18,900 hectares consisting of 14 barangays. It has a population of 9,626 as of 2010, said the DILG.

Lawin, the strongest typhoon to hit the country this year, smashed northern Luzon on Wednesday night and left a trail a massive trail of damage as it left Thursday night. - With reports from Dennis Datu, ABS-CBN News