Super Typhoon Haiyan made its first landfall in Guiuan, Eastern Samar, with maximum sustained winds of 235 kilometres per hour.
Flash floods, landslides and wind damage are reported in Eastern Samar and Leyte provinces.
Telecommunication and electricity remain interrupted. Air and seaports are closed.
Initial needs assessments are underway prioritizing Shelter, Food, Health, WASH,
Camp Management and Logistics.
- UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
- To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit https://www.unocha.org/.