Philippines Cyclone Yolanda Situation Report

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Download PDF version: Situation Report Typhoon Yolanda


What Happened
GLIDE no TC-2013-000139-PHLSocial Media ReportOfficial Hashtag StructureReliefPH – Resource CoordinationRescuePH – Rescue needed

#SafeNow – Resolves #RescuePH

#YolandaPH – Storm reporting

#TracingPH – missing persons

#ReliefTranspo – distribution relief supplies

Digital Humanitarian Network was activated by the UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

Several members of the DHNetwork including GISCorps, Humanity Road, StandByTaskForce, and Esri responded to the call.

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Animals in Disaster

What happened in the disaster
BackgroundSuperTyphoon Haiyan (Yolanda) made landfall early on November 8 in Guiuan municipality, Eastern Samar province, Eastern Visayas region. The storm hit with 150mph winds and gusts up to 170mph. Communications and power lines are down in many areas. Roads have been impacted, limiting access to the most affected areas. UNOCHA Overview Overview (Updated November 27, 3:00am PHT)

Nov 27 – Today is day 20 of our response for Yolanda and Humanity Road has completed four activations in support of the response.  Today we would like to provide a few highlights from the Nov 27th UNOCHA Sitrep 18 report and also some social media accounts and websites we recommend for reviewing ongoing updates from UNOCHA and from several of its clusters.


UNOCHA Situation Reports


Food Security and Agriculture Cluster


Logistics Cluster


Emergency Telecommunications Cluster



Selected Highlights from Nov 27 UNOCHA Sitrep 18

  • Civil military coordination has been highly effective in galvanizing the operations, with most of the foreign military assets being utilized in direct support of Clusters
  • Partners estimate that Region VIII (Eastern Visayas) has the highest concentration of health needs related to the typhoon.
  • 153 national and foreign medical teams are providing emergency health services, supplies and equipment in affected areas
  • There is no network coverage or electricity in Eastern Samar (14 towns), Northern Samar (3 towns), Biliran (5 towns), Capiz (16 towns), Aklan (14 towns) and Leyte (53 towns).


Timeline of event

Nov 25 Update

Our hospitals list has been updated with a link to our newly published social media field hospital report (PDF).  Please scroll to ‘Survive’ section below.  Today’s report contains information lifted from media monitoring on the location of mobile medical units fixed and temporary field hospitals.  Timeline: Report period ending November 24, 2013.

Recent Humanity Road Relief Web Reports

Nov 19 Update

Nov 17 Update

Nov 16 Update

Nov 19 Update

Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) left behind massive destruction. Approximately 12,9 million people are affected by the Typhoon across nine regions, out of which 3 million have been displaced. The majority of affected population is concentrated in Eastern, Western and Central Visayas regions (OCHA).

Nov 11 Update

OCHA situation report No 5, issued November 11, 2013

@NetHope_org released its Situation Report #3 providing communications aid status.

@AmeriCares relief team deployed with medical aid for 20,000 Nov 10 summary here

UNHCR will distribute 50,000 solar-powered lanterns to help to mitigate risks of gender-based violence & protect families.

NOV 8 Update

Situation Report #7 (PDF)

SuperTyphoon Yolanda made landfall early on Nov 8 in Guiuan municipality, Eastern Samar province, Eastern Visayas region.  The storm hit with 150mph winds and gusts up to 170mph.  Roads have been impacted in Region V and Region VIII.   There is no cell phone signal in Regions VII and VIII as well as 4 municipalities in Northern Cebu. Storm surges and flash floods have been reported in Eastern Samar and Leyte, causing significant damage to

buildings and houses, according to OCHA. A landslide in Cebu has also been reported by the Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council. Strong winds and heavy rainfall have disrupted telecommunications,  limiting information coming out of affected areas,

particularly Eastern Samar and Leyte A total number of 151,910 families (748k persons) were evacuated to 664 evacuation centers in 31 provinces, 32 cities 181 municipalities.   Collaboration is in place with PAF-AFP, PN-AFP, PCG-DOTC, Air 21, PAL Foundation and UN WFP for the land, air and sea transport of relief resources.


Typhoon “YOLANDA” is expected to make landfall tomorrow morning (5am) over Guiuan, Eastern Samar. It will be in the vicinity of Coron, Palawan by tomorrow evening. By Saturday evening, it will be at 934 km West Northwest

of Coron, Palawan or outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility.

For a more complete list of forecasted impacts from PAGASA download the PDF. Also see NDRRMC Advisory on Severe Weather Bulleting #5 PDF.  Next update expected at 5am Nov 8.

Aid Agency Situation Reports(Updated Nov 16, 12:41pm PHT)Situation ReportsUN OCHA situation report No 9 (issued November 15, 2013)

  • 12,9 million people affected
  • An estimated 150,000 people have access to water from 28,000 water connections which have been restored in eight municipalities in Tacloban
  • 170,475 people received family food packs, of which over 34,000 packs were distributed on 14 November in Leytesituation report No 10 (issued November 16, 2013)
    The number of displaced people increased to 3 million. Over 70 per cent are displaced in six adjacent provinces.About 375,000 people received food assistance. Logistical support is needed to extend the food distribution to mountain areas.

UNICEF situation report No 12 (issued November 15, 2013)

  • 5 million children affected of which 789,00 are displaced
  • Increasing vulnerability to water-borne diseases, separation from parents, child trafficking and child labour.
  • UNICEF has established offices in Tacloban, Roxas City and Cebu, which also serve as a logistics hub.


Lutheran World Relief, situation report No 8 (issued November 15, 2013)

  • LWR has identified 8 areas of operation including 3 in Cebu Island and 5 in Leyte Island.
  • First priority is shelter: LWR will target 5,000 families with shelter repair kits
  • LWR is in the initial stages of setting up cash for work with local partners and the local government.


Philippines Government – Field Bulletin #3, Nov 16

  • The government established a delivery schedule
  • To date, 23 of 40 towns in Tacloban have been supplied with relief goods; 183 baranguays in Tacloban have been served; 10,000 food packs distributed in Ormoc; 23,594 food packs in Eastern Samar.
  • Medical personnel deployed to conduct vaccination of measles, typhoid and other communicable diseases.
  • 14 hospitals are operational throughout Leyte, 7 of these in Tacloban.

Trocaire, report update (issued November 15, 2013)

  • Providing 2,500 people with food, medical assistance, sleeping and cooking materials and clean water for drinking, cooking and washing.

List of Local Relief Agencies (includes locations, donation & volunteer needs) –



UNOCHA Map of Aid Agencies, Nov 14 (agencies & locations)

  • Eastern Samar – PLAN, WVI, UNICEF
  • Guiuan, Eastern Samar – PLAN
  • Northern Samar – PLAN
  • Samar – PLAN
  • Tacloban City, Leyte – OCHA/UNDAC, IHP, WHO, B-FAST, Davao City Medical Team, Humedica Germany, Albay Medical Team, KOICA, Philippine Red Cross, German Red Cross, Spanish Red Cross, IOM, UNICEF, IFRC, WFP, Oxfam, Oxfam-HRC, USA/OFDA, PLAN, Save the Children, UNDP, UNDSS, UNFPA, Belgium-FAST, Korean USAR, CARE, Childfund, World Vision
  • Leyte – Save the Children, WVI
  • Ormoc, Leyte – Childfund, UNICEF
  • Cebu City, Cebu – OCHA/UNDAC, Unicef, Save the Children, Dept of Education, Habitat for Humanity, Caritas Australia, WVI
  • Northern Cebu – ADRA, Habitat for Humanity
  • Bohol – WHO, ADRA, WVI
  • Iloilo – ADRA, Childfund
  • Roxas City, Capiz – OCHA/UNDAC, Childfund, Unicef
  • Capiz – WVI, Childfund
  • Aklan – WVI
  • Antique – WVI
  • Palawan – OCHA/UNDAC
National & Regional LinksNational Government of Philippines Websites:- Government Website –,, Facebook– Department of Health –, @doh_Philippines– Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Dost Pagasa) –, @dost_pagasa– Department of Transportation & Communications (DOTC) –, @DOTCPhilippines

– Philippine Coast Guard –, @PhilCoastGuard1

– Philippine Information Agency –, @PIAalerts

– Department of Social Welfare & Development (DSWD) –, @dswdserves, @dinkysunflower

Project NOAH

Red Cross,

MIMAROPA Provincial Governments (Region IV-B):

Marinduque Provincial Government –

Occidental Mindoro Provincial Government –

Oriental Mindoro Provincial Government

Palawan Provincial Government

Romblon Provincial Government –,, @SulongRomblon

Bicol Provincial Governments (Region V):

Albay Provincial Government –

Camarines Norte Provincial Government – http://www.­camarinesnorte.­gov.­ph

Catanduenes Provincial Government –

Masbate Provincial Government

Sorsogon Provincial Government

Western Visayas Provincial Governments (Region VI):

Aklan Provincial Government –

Antique Provincial Government –

Capiz Provincial Government –

Guimaras Provincial Government –

Iloilo Provincial Government –

Negros Occidental Provincial Government –

Central Visayas Provincial Governments (Region VII): @PIACentralViz

Bohol Provincial Government –, @PIABOHOL

Cebu Provincial Government –,, @cebugovph, @PIA_Cebu

Negros Oriental Provincial Government –

Siquijor Oriental Provincial Government –, @PiaSiquijor

Eastern Visayas Provincial Governments (Region VIII):, @pia_ev

Biliran Provincial Government

Eastern Samar Provincial Government

Leyte Provincial Government –, @govogingmercado

Northern Samar Provincial Government

Samar Provincial Government –

Southern Leyte Provincial Government –

Emergency NumbersNational Emergency Telephone Number:  117Text PNP to 2920National Disaster and Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) hotlines:  (02) 911-1406, (02) 912-2665, (02) 912-5668, (02) 911-1873NDRRMC hotlines for LuzonNational Capital Region: (02) 421-1918

Region I: (072) 607-6528

Region II: (078) 844-1630

Region III: (045) 455-1145

Region IV-A: (049) 531-7266

Region IV-B: (043) 723-4248

Region V: (052) 481-1656, (052) 481-5031

Cordillera Administrative Region: (074) 304-2256, (074) 619-0986

Office of the Civil Defense regional office telephone directory

National Capital Region: (02) 913-2786

Region I: (072) 607-6528, 700-4747

Region II: (078) 844-1630

Region III: (045) 455-1526

Region IV-A: (049) 834-4244, 531-7279

Region IV-B: (043) 723-4248

Region V: (052) 481-1656

Region VI: (033) 337-6671, 509-7971;

Region VII: (032) 416-5025, 416-5025

Region VIII: (053) 323-8453

Region IX: (062) 215-3984

Region X: (088) 857-3988, 875-3907

Region XI: (082) 233-2022, 233-0611

Region XII: (083) 552-9759; 553-2994

Cordillera Administrative Region: (074) 304-2256

CARAGA: (085) 815-6345, 342-8753, 341-8629

Philippine National Police (PNP) Hotline Patrol

117 or send TXT PNP to 2920

Bureau of Fire Protection (NCR)

117, (02) 729-5166, (02) 410-6319 (Regional Director, Information Desk)

Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA)

136, 882-0925 (flood control)

Trunkline: (02) 882-4150-77 loc. 337 (rescue), 255 (Metrobase)

Metrobase: 882-0860

Red Cross hotline

143, (02) 527-0000, (02) 527-8385 to 95

Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) hotline

(02) 433-8526

Philippine Coast Guard

(02) 527-3877, (02) 527-8481, 0917-724-3682 (globe), 0917-PCG-DOTC (globe)

Manila Water Hotline



Trunkline: (02) 426-1468 to 79, local 124/125 (emergency);

Text/call: 0905-313-4077 (globe)


(02) 951-7119

Disaster Response Unit: (632)931-81-01 to 07, local 426

Cebu Provincial Government emergency numbers:

Command Centers

Cebu City Hall Command Center – 2530357

Cebu Province Disaster Risk Reduction and Emergency Management – 255-0046

Cebu City Disaster Risk and Emergency Management – 255-0046

Ambulance / Rescue Team

ERUF (Emergency Rescue Unit Foundation)

Dial 161 from any landline within Cebu

* ERUF Banilad: +63.32.233-9300

* ERUF Lapu Lapu: +63.32.340-2994 / 261-9788

* ERUF Abellana Sports Complex: +63.32.255-7287


(32) 3402994


Bohol Provincial Government emergency numbers:

Police:  09173051833, 09128089279

Army:  09082682695

Fire:  160

Emergencies:  117

CommunicationsUpdatesUPDATED 11/12/2013 5:43 PMMANILA, Philippines – The Armed Forces of the Philippines has set up communication facilities in Tacloban City.The cell phone centers can be found at the Tacloban City police station. Below are the telephone numbers (area code is 053):CD,TCPO: (053) 325-4442

OPERATION BRANCH: (053) 325-8808/520-188/321-2021

INTEL BRANCH: (053) 325-4477

CPSC GATER: (053) 520-8666/321-5133

POLICE STATION 1: (053) 323-3449/523-2510

V & G PCP: (053) 327-4413

SAGKAHAN PCP: (053) 325 1847

SAN JOSE PCP: (053) 323-9211

POLICE STATION 2: (053) 321-6968/325-3913

The Tacloban City Hall also has the following numbers: 09173104288 or 09333672737. – – UPDATED 11/12/2013 5:43 PM

Nov 12   Free local and int’l SMS for Smart, Sun and TnT subscribers in Yolanda-stricken areas

Nov 11 @NetHope_org released its Situation Report #3 providing communications aid status.

Nov 10 – American Red Cross to send satellite communications equipment and 2 telecomms specialists to Philippines in coming days

Nov 8 Telecoms without Borders providing communications support in Tacloban after supporting Bohol after earthquake

Smart Communications(mobile, internet) (

Globe Telecom (fixed, mobile, internet) (

Sun Cellular (mobile) (

Red Mobile (mobile) (

Philippine Long Distance Telecom Co (PLDT) (fixed, mobile, sat) (

Bayan Telecommunications (

Digitel Telecommunications Philippines (fixed, mobile) (

Touch Mobile (mobile)

UtilitiesUpdate:November 10 – NGCP: Power still out in Leyte, Samar, Capiz, Aklan, parts of Bohol, Iloilo & Antique, 4 Batangas towns report about NGCP and list of restored areas:

  • National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) – operates nation’s power grid (
  • National Power Corp (NAPOCOR) (

Luzon Region:

Visayas Region:

Mindanao Region:

Traditional Media and blogsPamahaw Espesyal (regional morning news, northern Mindanao)TKO Northern Mindanao (regional news)BBC – – Star –

The Freeman –

24 Oras –

Cebu Daily News –

Inquirer –

Radyo Inquirer 990AM –

TwitterNational@govph, @Noynoyaquino (President of Philippines), @philredcross, @UPRCY (UP Red Cross Youth), @NDRRMC_OpCen, @SMARTCares, @dost_pagasa, @PhilCoastGuard1, @CommissionerBOC, @DOTCPhilippines,@PIAalerts, @dswdserves, @dinkysunflower (Secretary of DSWD), @TeamAFP (Armed Forces of the Philippines), @CAAP_Operations (Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines Operations and Rescue Coordination Center (ORCC)), @AFPpao_depchief (Asst Chief Pub Affairs, Armed Forces)Regions/ProvincesCentral Visayas – @PIACentralViz, Eastern Visayas – @pia_ev, Cebu – @cebugovph, @RedCrossCebu, @PIA_Cebu, Leyte – @govogingmercado,

Bohol – @PIABOHOL, Bataan – @BataanPH, Quezon – @QuezonGovPh, Romblon – @SulongRomblon, Siquijor – @PiaSiquijor


Taguig – @IloveTaguig1, Cebu – @mayormikerama, Pulilan, Bulican – @PulilanMDRRMC


@MovePH, @PhilippineStar, @ABS-CBNNews, @TheFreemanNews, @24_Oras, @rapplerdotcom, @cebudailynews, @inquirerdotnet,



@flyPAL (Philippine Airlines), @DOTCPhilippines (Dept of Transportation & Communications), @SkywaySOMCO, @CAAP_Operations (Civil Aviation Authority), @NLEXtraffic, @ILoveTaguig1


@nababaha (Disaster scientist with Project NOAH), @angeline0202 (Journalist), @visualdreamer10 (Journalism student), @aresGutierrez (Journalist)

HashtagsEvent Tags: #YolandaPH, #Haiyan,
Coordination Tags: #ReliefPH (aid such as evacuation centers), #RescuePH (use to request rescue), #safenow (resolves #rescuePH) #floodsPH (use to report flooding),#TracingPH (missing persons)#walangpasok (school cancellations),#MovePH, (mapping effort)#ReliefTranspo (coordinates people/orgs transporting relief supplies)

#SiloyIsWatchingYolanda (CEBA Daily News citizen Images)

#bantayan Island #BangonVisayas #Mindanao, #Cebu, #Bohol, #cagayandeoro, #CDO #QuezonCity  #Bataan #Balanga

#NegrosOriental #Siquijor #Tacloban #Leyte

FacebookPhilippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Dost Pagasa)Official Gazette of the Republic of the PhilippinesCebu Provincial GovernmentProvincial Government of BulacanAurora Province

Provincial Government of Bataan

Provincial Government of Quezon

Provincial Government of Romblon

PDRRMC Bulacan Rescue

Visayas State University

University of the Philippines Red Cross Youth

Visayan Electric Company


Recovery Facebook Pages:

Philippine Typhoon & Calamity Watch

Cebu Provincial Government

Maps and Situational awareness reportsUNITAR/UNOSAT Typhoon Philippines Live MapOCHA situation report No 4, issued 10 November PDFNDRRMC, situation report No 11, issued 10 November PDFNDRRMC incident report, issues 8 November 2013 PDF NDRRMC situation report, issues 8 November 2013, 6:00am: PDF

Storm track from Dost Pagasa, issued 7 Nov 2013, 11:00am:

GDACS Event Report Summary


ECHO Situation Map:

National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council:

Google Crisis Map –

Project Agos Disaster Information Map –

Report on ReliefWeb:

Sitrep #1 on Reliefweb: Haiyan situation-report-no-1-7-november-2013


Disaster Charter:

Humanitarian Work: Sitrep:

Humanitarian Response:

European Union Map with storm track & provinces affected:

NetHope Situation Report 2 — 2013-11-09

HospitalsSocial Media Report for clinics, mobile medical units fixed and field hospitalsTimeline: Report period ending November 24, 2013This report contains information on the aid agencies responding with mobile medical teams, field hospitals, clinics etc.  It was compiled from online traditional and new media sources and cross referenced when possible with reliefweb and official sources.  6 page report PDF
SheltersNov 8 – List of evacuation centers –, 8 November:A total of 26,675 families (125,604 persons) were evacuated pre-emptively to 109 evacuation centers in 22 provinces, 13 cities, 73 municipalities in Region IV-B, V, VI, VII, VIII, X, and CARAGA. (NDRRMC report)Nov 7 – List of evacuation Centres for regions VII, VIII, Caraga
                           Relief AgenciesList of Local Relief Agencies (includes locations, donation & volunteer needs) – InternationalAmericaresBritish Red CrossCARE International

Catholic Aid Agency of England & Wales (CAFOD)

Christian Aid


Plan International

Plan UK

Save the Children

ShelterBox Philippines

World Vision

Direct Relief

Team Rubicon

ReuniteUse Text messaging or update your social media status if voice lines are busy.National Red Cross Societies abroad that are approached by families without news of their loved ones can contact the PRC Social Services DepartmentEmail: [email protected], [email protected]Mobile: 09175328500Landline: 5270000 loc. 126, 5270867

American Red Cross call center to link families with relatives in Philippines: 703-584-8761

Inquiries about US citizens in Philippines, call U.S. State Department at 1-888-407-4747

Unoffocial list of survivors in Leyte –

Google Person Finder:

Google Person Finder in Filipino:

Philippine Red Cross (Locating People Form):

List of Tacloban survivors ABN CBS News

Red CrossThe Philippine Red CrossBonifacio Drive, Port Area, PO Box 280, 2803 ManilaPhone : (63) (2) 527 0000527 0856/527 0866Fax :     (63) (2) 527 0857/525 5787Email :  [email protected], Web :

Cebu Red Cross Chapter


(63-32) 253-4611

Pre. Osmena Blvd., Cebu City

@RedCrossCebu Chapter – 253-9793 / 412-4140 / 09329145030

Animals in DisasterPhilippine Animal Welfare Society (PAWS)
475-1688 (only during office hours) of Animal Shelters

Directory of Veterinarians

Blood Donations
Donations (In kind or physical donation needs) & Volunteer NeedsList of donation centres and relief operations published on Rappler.comTulong Kabataan Relief Drive for #YolandaPHMove-PHDSWD-NROC needs volunteers to repack relief goods, Pasay City, warehouse on Chapel Road.  Call 8512681 or 09184219780.
Urgent Needs InformationVolunteer doctors needed for Philippine Red Cross.  Contact [email protected]  or [email protected]@MovePH Relief Operations Coordination List available here@Savethechildren rapid response team has been deployed to meet the needs of children@WFP_Philippines supporting relief efforts in Boholl (FaceBook Updates)@WV_Emergencies response team on standby to support government efforts (World Vision)

@DirectRelief and @TeamRubicon are assessing the situation and sending teams:

Transportation, Infrastructure and Road Conditions:November 10, Update:Three roads are impassable in region VI and VII. For detail on roads and bridges refers to the NDRRMC situation report No 11, PDFDepartment of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) hotline – 7890 or (02) 726-6255, of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) – (02) 304-3713, (02) 304-3904North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) hotlines – (02) 3-5000 and (02) 580-8910; Twitter: @NLEXtraffic

Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX) hotlines – (0920) 96-SCTEX (72839) (traffic hotline) or (045) 459-0522

Skyway System Hotline – (02) 776-7777 (PLDT), 0917-539-8762 (globe), 0999-888-0893 (smart), 0932-854-6980 (sun); Twitter: @SkywaySOMCO

South Luzon Expressway (SLEx) hotline – 0917-6877539 (globe), (049) 508-7509, (02) 584-4389

Manila Tollway Express Systems (MATES) – (049)5087539; (0908)8807539

Manila Traffic Hotline – 527-3087; Twitter: @MTPB_Manila

Cainta Traffic Hotline – 646-0044, (02) 248-1743 (hotline)

Las Piñas Traffic – 874-5756, 874-3927, 874-5754, 874-5753

Civil Aviation Authority of tje Philippines

UPDATE 9 November

Airports closed until further notice:

Tacloban, Kalibo, Roxas and Busuanga, Palawan.

Twitter: @CAAP_Operations

All other airports, normal operation

News & Picture LinksNov. 11 Coron @PhilCoastGuard1 BRP Romblon on the way to Coron, Palawan from Puerto PrincesaNov. 11 Coron in Palawan news report running out of rice 10 Tacloban now accessible from the north via the San Juanico Bridge 10 Guiuan airstrip cleared 10 Aerial Photos Guiuan Eastern Samar

Nov 10 The Weather Channel, Photo stream

Nov 10 The Baltimore Sun slide show

Nov 9 @YahooPH photo (Tacloban Airport)

Nov 8 ABS-CBN News Photo Stream

Nov 7 Ormoc Bus Terminal Photo Damaged roof

Nov 7 Cebu City

Nov 7 Mananga River Talisay City

VideoNov. 10 Tacloban 9 Tacloban City street & aereal damage Youtube via Earth Uncut TVNov 9 Tacloban “All systems are down”  says Roxas Youtube via RapplerNov 9 Tacloban damage Youtube Video via RapplerNov 9 Basey, Samar damage

Nov9 Daily Mail UK article and Photo Stream with video

Nov 8 Storm surge floods Tacloban ABS-CBN News Video

Nov 8 YouTube video and interview with a Red Cross worker

Nov 7 youtube video as cyclone approaches

Nov 7  Youtube video Bacong Central School Shelter 8.037048,122.833625

Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)Provinces:Eastern Samar, Guiuan,Population 47037geocode: 10.976490,125.630592,70km

Impact: Major devastation

ACCESSNov. 12 CNN story with slide show “Everything is Gone”  is Guiuan military cargo plane C-130 has made successful drop of supplies total devastation in need of basic necessitiesNov. 12 Media story Gov’t opens Guiuan airport to speed up relief delivery 12 Civilian tweet [email protected] Bubon PORT in Mercedes, E. Samar was used during WWII. The gov’t can use this as altern. to GUIUAN.Nov. 12 Civilian tweet [email protected]: Helicopters can land in Casugoran Plaza in Guiuan to drop relief goods. 8 brgys. populated.

Nov. 12 Civilian tweet from @hielliecummins  Please notify authorities #Guiuan has deep sea port for NAVY drops.

Nov. 12 Civilian tweet @rajohnrapp  pls tell autho.f G1 port cant b used for relief ops. they may want 2 cnsider Bubon, Mercedes E. Samar Ship port. 4km 2 GUIUAN

Nov. 10 Guiuan airstrip cleared

Nov. 10 Aerial Photos Guiuan Eastern Samar


Nov. 12   Unconfirmed Alphaland Balesin Island Club deploying airplanes is currently open to donations. Currently working with Operation Compassion

Nov. 12  Tweet [email protected] Command reports that at 0600H today relief goods were delivered to Guiuan, East Samar via C130.


Nov. 12 NGO Tweet @ericangtweets We have packed 1092 packs out of the 2000 for Guiuan, Samar! A huge thank you! #unitas #yolandaph

Nov. 12 Relief dropoff point for Guiuan, Eastern Samar

Nov 12 Grassroots local FB consolidating info

Nov. 12 grassroots local relief org


Nov. 12 Tweet Smart [email protected] Network service in Guiuan, Eastern Samar has been restored. Hope this helps. Thank you.


Nov. 12 Media story

Nov. 10 Guiuan Eastern Samar extensive on the ground via reporters accessed via motorcycle

Active Twitter Accounts

@pnpdpcrcad Secretariat, PNP Disaster Management SubCom. Community Affairs

Volunteers reporting in:Chris, Catherine, Cindy, Christoph, Alice, Nadia, Gerald, Judith, Aline, Laura, Caroline, Scott, Noemi, Evie, Lois

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