Philippines: Typhoon Haiyan, Situation Report No. 2 (as of 8 November 2013)



  • 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.

Philippines: Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) Projected Track (as of 08 Nov 2013)


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