Typhoon Haiyan, named “Yolanda” by the Philippine authorities is considered the most powerful and destructive typhoon recorded in the history that caused massive devastation to Visayas region of the Philippine country.
The Philippine President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III declared a state of national calamity to call the attention of every individual concern to speed up relief efforts to the victims of Typhoon Haiyan. The provinces of Samar and Leyte were the areas of Visayas region suffered huge damages. Tacloban City reported the worst affected areas in the province affecting hundreds of thousands more Filipinos grieved the most for the loss of life and their homes.
Survivors were now struggling without foods and shelter and they were even begging for clean water to drink.
Before the Typhon Haiyan landfall the Philippine area of responsibility, the Philippine authorities including the local officials had evacuated hundreds of thousands of Filipinos to the evacuation center like of the schools, churches, some other government buildings but unfortunately, they could not able to withstand against the wind and storm surges.
Haiyan brought sustained winds of 235km/h (147mph), with gusts of 275 km/h (170 mph) and waves as high as 15m (45ft). In some places, as much as 400mm (15.75 inches) of rain fell.
Below are the pictures emerging the full damage wrought by the Typhoon Haiyan in the certain place of Marikaban, Sta. Fe, Bantayan Island.