The New York Times quoted Madel Montejo, a member of a CARE Philippines emergency response team in a story on Typhoon Mangkhut.
The team reached the town of Aparri on the north coast and reported that some structures were damaged by the storm, including an evacuation center. But much of the surrounding area had yet to be assessed.
“The northernmost towns of Cagayan are believed to be badly hit and it is still difficult to access these areas as of the moment,” said Montejo. “The people say they need food, water, dry clothes and shelter repair materials.”
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