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Palace declares Nov. 8 holiday in Tacloban to remember ‘Yolanda’ victims

By: - Reporter / @NCorralesINQ
/ 10:22 AM November 08, 2017

A cargo ship barrels through a highly populated community in Tacloban City at the height of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” on Nov. 8, 2013. —LITO TECSON/CEBU DAILY NEWS

Malacañang has declared Wednesday as special non-working holiday in Tacloban City to commemorate the fourth anniversary of Supertyphoon “Yolanda.”

Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, by authority of President Rodrigo Duterte, signed Proclamation No 348, declaring holiday in Tacloban City to remember the “persons who perished and survived Supertyphoon Yolanda, and highlight the resilience of its people.”

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More than 6,000 people died after Yolanda devastated Central Visayas on November 8, 2013. /jpv

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