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Yolanda’s Aftermath: International Organizations

While the survivors of Typhoon Yolanda are still reeling in the devastation wrought by the super typhoon’s destructive winds and deathly storm surges, help has been offered from every corner of the globe. Apart from the countries who have pledged donations and have lent their expertise and assistance to medical, search and rescue, and relief […]

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Yolanda’s Aftermath: Foreign Aid

Foreign aid has been pouring into the Philippines abundantly after the world witnessed the devastation brought about by Typhoon Yolanda (International Name: Haiyan). International news coverage emphasized the need to offer assistance considering the degree of damage suffered by the affected areas. On November 18, 2013, the Philippine national government through the Department of Budget […]

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Yolanda’s Aftermath: Iloilo

A day after Super Typhoon Yolanda (International Name: Haiyan) made landfall, the entire province of Iloilo was immediately declared under state of calamity. Yolanda made a landfall on both Panay Island and Concepcion, a town in the fifth district of the Iloilo province. A Rappler article quotes Acting Governor Raul Tupas as saying that based […]

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Yolanda’s Aftermath: Leyte

On the fateful day of November 8, 2013, Typhoon Yolanda (International Name: Haiyan), a category 5 typhoon, made landfall with winds at almost 195 mph. Reuters cites Weather Underground’s Director of Meteorology Jeff Masters as saying, “this makes Haiyan the strongest tropical cyclone on record to make landfall.” See the interactive photos of Tacloban, Philippines […]

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Yolanda’s Aftermath: Samar

Typhoon Yolanda (International Name: Haiyan) made its first landfall in the town of Guiuan in Easter Samar at 4:40 a.m. on November 8, 2013. Three days after, the province of Samar was declared under a state of national calamity along with six other affected provinces. According to the November 13 update on the aftermath of […]

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