Typhoon Yolanda struck the Philippines on November 8, 2013. “Kapit lang, kaya nyo yan (Just hold on, … Supertyphoon Haiyan, locally known as Yolanda, made landfall as the most ferocious storm in recorded history, when it lashed Eastern Visayas with wind speeds exceeding 300 km/h. The majority of damage occurred in the Philippines, where at least 6,300 people were killed. This was just one of the many messages of hope that survivors of super typhoon Yolanda sent to the victims of typhoon Ulysses, that went with the boxes of donation that will be taken to Cagayan and Isabela next week. In 2013, Typhoon Yolanda (also know as Typhoon Haiyan) struck the Philippines and was the deadliest typhoon in the country’s history. Authorities said at least 9.7 million people in 41 provinces were affected by the typhoon, known as Haiyan elsewhere in Asia but called Yolanda in the Philippines. And then, go blame the national government. Typhoon Haiyan is also referred to as Super Typhoon Yolanda. Typhoon Haiyan took place on November 8, 2013, in Southeast Asia, and is one of the most devastating and intense tropical storm systems on record. It has been called the most powerful storm to make landfall in recorded history. The Rizal street extension … This is a HUGE problem with many local government units — no accountability. The two images were taken on Nov. 10, 2013 by Reuters photographer Erik de Castro, two days after Typhoon Yolanda wreaked havoc in Tacloban City. On making landfall, Haiyan devastated portions of Southeast Asia, particularly the Philippines. The typhoon first roared onto the country’s eastern island of Samar at 4:30 a.m. Friday, flooding streets and knocking out power and communications in many areas of … Over six thousand people lost their lives and over 1 million people’s homes were damaged, displacing over 600,000 people. Typhoon Haiyan, known in the Philippines as Super Typhoon Yolanda, was one of the most powerful tropical cyclones ever recorded. Date of Dataset: January 27, 2014-January 27, 2014: Updated: Expected Update Frequency: Never: Location: Visibility: Public. MANILA, Philippines - Thirty survivors of Super Typhoon Yolanda and the 7.2-magnitude earthquake will have a lunch date with Pope Francis when he visits Tacloban City and Palo town in … What baffles me about this whole Yolanda is that despite the many warnings, days before landfall, about the intensity of the typhoon. It is one of the deadliest Philippine typhoons on record, killing at least 6,300 people in that country alone. Yolanda (Haiyan) survivors carry looted goods after the typhoon struck Tacloban City on November 10, 2013 (top photo). Two months after typhoon Haiyan occurred, there were still victims being found. the local government of Tacloban just got ready for a signal number 2 typhoon. Typhoon Yolanda Meanwhile, both FB users also uploaded a wide shot of a field filled with debris, while one of them also carried another photo showing people walking along a road.