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Typhoon Yolanda Relief Operations 2013



Yolanda Typhoon Victim

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Tropical Storm (TS) Haiyan (local name "Yolanda" slammed into the various islands of the Philippines starting at 4.00 AM, November 8, 2013. Packing winds of 315 kph, Estimated 10 million people were affected, at least 3,000 dead and missing.

TS Yolanda made landfalls in five areas: Guiuan, Samar; Tacloban City and Tolosa town in Leyte; Bantayan in Cebu; Estancia in Iloilo; and Coron in Palawan. At least 41 provinces were affected in Visayas, Northern Mindanao including Dinagat island and Southern Luzon: Bicol region, Mindoro and Palawan.

2,344 people were confirmed dead as of November 14. Government fears the reported 10,000 deaths maybe a low estimate. Most died from drowning, trapped in collapsed building and hit by flying debris. Some 500,000 people are in 1,444 evacuation centers. Many women and children are among the dead, missing and those in evacuation centers. A woman in Tacloban City gave birth just after she was rescued by her husband from floating debris.

Estimated damage:

    10 million people affected: dead, missing, injured and homeless
    10,000 estimated dead
  • Estancia, Iloilo – 90 deaths recorded
  • Basey, Samar – 300 recorded deaths
  • Guiuan, Samar – less than 100
    PhP38 Million in infrastructure
    PhP 3.7 Billion with 71,000 hectares of rice fields

    Urgently needed:
  • Food
  • Water
  • Medicines
  • Blankets
  • Milk for pregnant women, lactating mothers, infants and young children

We at Unlad Kabayan welcome all your donations in any kind. You may send your donations through our offices and to the following accounts:

ACCOUNT NAME Unlad Kabayan Migrant Services Foundation, Inc.
NAME of BANK: Bank of the Philippine Islands
BRANCH: Kamias-Anonas Branch
BANK ADDRESS: 137 Kamias Road, Quirino Street, Quezon City
TYPE of ACCOUNT: US Dollar & Philippine Peso
ACCOUNT NO.: US DOLLAR: 3324 - 0131-39
TELEPHONE No.: +63 2 434 0129.

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