#WalangPasok: Tacloban City, other Leyte towns suspend classes, work on Yolanda anniversary

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Nov 07 2019 06:03 PM | Updated as of Nov 08 2019 12:21 AM

MANILA (UPDATE 3) - Several local governments in the provinces of Leyte and Southern Leyte suspended classes at all levels and office work in government offices on Friday, Nov. 8, in commemoration of the sixth anniversary of Super Typhoon Yolanda.

The following municipalities have announced class and work suspensions:

Leyte

  • Alangalang
  • Babatngon
  • Baybay City
  • Carigara
  • MacArthur
  • Mahaplag
  • Mayorga
  • Palo
  • Tabontabon
  • Tacloban City
  • Tanauan
  • Tolosa

Southern Leyte

  • Maasin City
  • Macrohon
  • Tomas Oppus

Eastern Samar

  • Borongan City
  • Guiuan
  • Llorente

Biliran

  • Biliran

The provincial government of Samar has also suspended classes at all levels and office work in government offices on Friday.

Some 6,300 people were killed or went missing after Super Typhoon Yolanda (international name Haiyan) struck central Philippines on Nov. 8, 2013, triggering storm surges that wiped out entire communities.