This post aims to gather information regaring the recent super typhoon Bagyong Yolanda that struck the Philippine islands.
The first casualty report came from GMA7 news which said that at least 56 lives were killed in Tacloban, according to their initial report that came in very early morning today.
Typhoon “Yolanda” has left over 100 people dead in Leyte, according to Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) Deputy Director John Andrews.
Many parts of Cebu City are still without electric power due to the recent typhoon.
Oriental Mindoro – reports on the area that electricity has been restated on the half part of the province while the other half is currently on repair. Clearing operation has been started Saturday morning- November 9, 2013.
On Albay, reports said that good weather is now up on the area and clearing operations are currently on-going.
Masbate reported to have one dead due to the typhoon.
The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council in Palawan reported that they had three casualties. PDRRMC-Palawan said that relief goods are on its way to an estimated 14,000 affected residents.
The counts of missing persons are still on accounting as of press time.
Meanwhile, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Managament Council (NDRRMC) expects the number of casualties to rise further as contact has yet to be established in many areas.
Super Typhoon Haiyan that displaced hundreds of thousands in the Philippine islands is now on its way outside the Philippine Are of Reponsibility (PAR) going to China.
As much as the government through our very vigilant President Aquino aims for a zero casualty, Anyare.com laud all government agencies who did all their best in securing our kababayans.
More updates will be posted after this line.