#WalangPasok: Classes, work suspended in Tacloban City, other Leyte towns on Nov. 8 for ‘Yolanda’ anniversary

Robie de Guzman
(FILE) A file picture dated 21 November 2013 shows Filipino typhoon victims walking past a truck in a tree in the super typhoon devastated city of Tacloban, Philippines. Typhoon Haiyan, locally known as Typhoon Yolanda in the Philippines, slammed into eastern and central Philippines provinces on 08 November 2013. EPA-EFE/NIC BOTHMA

MANILA, Philippines – Classes in all levels and work in government offices in Tacloban City and other areas in Eastern Visayas have been ordered suspended on Friday, November 8 in commemoration of the sixth anniversary of Super Typhoon Yolanda.

Class and work suspensions have been announced in the following areas:

LEYTE

  • Palo
  • Tacloban City
  • Tanauan

SOUTHERN LEYTE

  • Maasin City

‘Yolanda’ (international name: Haiyan) was dubbed as one of the strongest typhoons to hit the land.

More than 6,000 people were killed or went missing while 14 million individuals were affected after the monster storm struck and triggered storm surges that wiped out communities in the Visayas in 2013.

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