Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) Situation Report, November 14, 2013
Our regional report contains updates from around the impact zone as of November 14. Of note today are needs in Coron, Guiuan and the island of Batbatan.
Note: researching Batbatan Guintacan, Guintarcan, Kinkarkan Bantayan Island: Local spelling and culture lists varying names for Guintacan, which has lead to some confusion when researching needs.
- GoMapper: Lists “Guintarcan is a place with a very small population in the province of Samar,”
- Wikipedia: Lists “ Guintacan is an island of the province of Cebu in the Philippines”
- The needs below is for the islet located between Daanbantayan and Bantayan Island and we advise caution for all those researching and listing needs.
In Palawan - Coron, Manlalambay and Panlaitan have updated urgent needs identified (see province report below for more on Coron).
In Eastern Samar - Guiuan: Nov 14 Reports needing food, water, anti-tetanus meds, formaldehyde for dead. Medicines: ORS, Antibiotics, Pain relievers, Surgical Sutures, Betadine and more. Looting, security understaffed. See province section below.
In CEBU Province the Island of Batbatan also known as Kinatacan/Guintacan/Guinatacan also needs HELP. This islet located between Daanbantayan and Bantayan Island specifically at the tip of Madridejos. What is needed: rice, water, ready to eat food, tarps, candles, matches, lamparilla & kerosine, etc. See province section below for more detail.