Super Typhoon Yolanda batters Biliran

BiliranIsland.com Staff
BiliranIsland.com
First Posted 12:42:00 11/10/2013

Super Typhoon Yolanda struck Biliran province which caused tremendous damages on November 8, Friday. The super typhoon took its landfall at Biliran from 7am-10am.

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Meanwhile, heavy rains and strong winds devastated many properties including around 300 houses and killed five lives. Four of them are from Naval namely Benito Espejo, Romeo Kho, Feliciano Abenales and Conrado Sulad from Cabucgayan, Biliran.

Moreover, Biliran experienced storm signal number four that resulted to the destruction of the Provincial Capitol, Biliran Provincial Hospital, Naval gymnasium, Educational institutions and some establishments. Trees were also uprooted and electric post and wires fell down.

There is no service of electricity and communication signal for the entire province. The 10MVA power transformer in Biliran substation was shutdown 4:07am as SOP for safety. The communication signal of smart ceased at 7:00am whereas Globe stop at 6:30am.

The Local Government officials monitored the area and distributed relief goods. Further, the people still need more relief efforts especially to those families who were left nothing.

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38 thoughts on “Super Typhoon Yolanda batters Biliran

  1. joy

    Hello mga taga Biliran…sorry to hear about the destruction of Yolanda. We are hoping to get any information about my cousin Maria Ivy Almazol Camomot-Belocura, and her parents and brother Luis Bacon Camomot, Lolita Camomot and Ian Camomot. Taga Naval Biliran sila….

    MARIA IVY ALMAZOL CAMOMOT. BELOCURA works at DENR, PENRO Biliran, Brgy. Larrazabal, Naval, Biliran. Thank you and God bless Us all.

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  2. jex siy

    Hi… my staff are from brgy julita biliran… any updates on their situation? My staff are all worried since they can’t contact their family. Pls… hope you can help.

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  3. marry rose macabulos

    hi!..just want to ask any update sa brgy. masagongsong, kawayan, biliran..pls.. nag aalala lang po kmi.. wla kami mcontact ni isa sa mga kmg anak namin..

    Reply
  4. Jon Avery

    Hi BiliranIsland.com… you are the only source of news information from Biliran Island during this time… When will Globe and Smart be up and running again? Keep up the good work!. We all want to know so much more.

    Reply
  5. Edgar

    meron nba tayong update sa caibiran biliran lalong lalo na sa sitio katipunan brgy. victory mga DEDIL FAMILY maraming salamat po.

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  6. lina garin

    my family is in caibiran,do u have any updates on the situation there?is there any casualty?if yes,can you give us names and can you put in details how wide is the devastation in caibiran.tahnks

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  7. Teresa WHITE

    In Villa Consuelo on Biliran.Australian Darryl, his Phillipino wife Aniluz and loved ones. Are they safe and healthy? Please help. Very worried mum in Australia. We are praying for all Phillipine people.

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  8. joana joy

    I am hoping for a fast recovery of all Biliranons especially po sa family ko: Basas Family. From Brgy. Balaquid, Cabucgayan, Biliran. Paupdate naman po sa kanila kung nasa evacuation center po sina Mercedita at Rodito Basas.

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  9. Zydryck Abayari

    hi im only want to know about the situation in almeria coz we are worried in my bother in law MELTON JAN GURRA and also our grandmother LEONILLA IBAJAN we can’t contact them until now.

    Hope you can update me about them THANK YOU VERY MUCH

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  10. merixen

    hi i just want to hear from my brother Melchor “pada” labadia of sitio cogon brgy calumpang naval…he is working at municipal trial court…he is the nephew of JUdge bienvenido Montalla…please if you happen to know i just want to know of his situation and location now…my cousin and i are planning to get him tomorrow…hope you all understand he is not from there his neighbors were genrous and helpful enough to adopt him uring the typhoon…we are so worried of him…the rest of the family are all okey except him coz haven’t heard from him since…please help…thank you.

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  11. Truedi

    Just wanting news of my brother Junjun Llana and family living in brgy Hagik – Hikan, Naval, Biliran. So worried with no news. Also family Lillith Salcedo.

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  12. joy

    Kinsay naay kaila sa Naval Biliran or nearby town nga makatabang…. Please help….

    We are hoping to get any information about my cousin Maria Ivy Almazol Camomot-Belocura, and her parents Luis Bacon Camomot, Lolita Camomot and brother Ian Camomot, kids Dale and Cindy and husband Candice…Taga Naval Biliran sila….

    MARIA IVY ALMAZOL CAMOMOT. BELOCURA works at DENR, PENRO Biliran, Brgy. Larrazabal, Naval, Biliran. Thank you and God bless Us all.

    Her home address is Door B4 Chartwell Apartment Caneja Street, Naval, Biliran

    https://www.facebook.com/ivy.camomotbelocura?fref=ts

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  13. Truedi Carey

    My Brother Junjun Llana and his wife Lilith Salcedo, kids and family who lives in Hagik-hikan Naval Biliran.
    Hopefully they are safe and in good condition.
    Until now no information from them!

    GBU N Biliran!

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  14. Michael Davis

    Hi everyone. I am the “americano” husband of Tonet Romagos and live in Atipolo, Naval. I caught the boat over to Cebu on Tuesday. Biliran suffered relatively minor damage but I do not have reports from the outlying islands yet. There was no storm surge and damage is fallen trees, roofing ripped off and many houses made of light materials severely damaged. Casualties are light and only 5 deaths reported I believe.
    Cellphone signal is still off & no power. My wife is still in Biliran and I did speak to her by cellphone ;yesterday. She managed to find a signal in the north of the island in Culaba so if you know anyone up in that part of the island…contact them.

    God bless you and Biliranons worldwide.

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  15. Truedi Carey

    My Brother Junjun Llana and his wife Lilith Sacedor, Kids and Family who lives in Hagik-hikan Naval Biliran.
    Hopefully they are safe and in good condition.
    Until now no information from them!

    GBU N Biliran!

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  16. Gernot Geissler

    I’m from Germany
    I have no contact to my girlfriend and her family:
    Bheng Rosendal Brg: CarayCaray
    Can someon tell ho is the Staus of CarayCaray

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  17. benadeth

    mama ely,papa dodong,sis jobelle.lola tita sna nasa maaus kau kalagyn jan sa biliran nagaalala poh kme lht dito sa cavite.. if kung pd lng poh magwan nio na mkapgtxt samen kc poh c tito nanding at mama elsa at lalo na poh c lola super nagaalala na sa inyo of course ung anak niop na c lucky!!!!! lge q pngdarasal na ligtsn kau jan ..i hope na makuwe na kau dito kc pghahatian nlng dw poh ung pmshe ninyo..godbless

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  18. berna@lucky

    to rosal pamily in.SAN ISIDRO BILIRAN,BILIRAN..SANA kahit sa internet mapag messge keo.para malaman nmen na ok keo..,ngaalala kaming lahat sa inyo..

    Reply
  19. Joefil N. dela Torre

    please I would like to know what situation my family ni Caray Caray naval Biliran, Name Aida S. Dela Torre and my two kids .. pls thnks

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  20. Joefil N. dela Torre

    please I would like to know what situation my family ni Caray Caray naval Biliran, Name Aida S. Dela Torre and my two kids .and family in Biliran biliran crossing aradohhh,

    Reply
  21. Encrypto

    Can somebody tell me if food is being distributed in the city of Biliran, or even if there is a food shortage there. We have relatives in Julita and cannot contact them. What is the situation there? Thank you.

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  22. Rose Rubio

    hi!..just want to ask any update sa kawayan, biliran..please..we’re worried the family of my sister Lina & Samuel Nobe, wala pa kaming contact at balita. Please and thank you….

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  23. Benny Mongaya

    Hi Biliranons,

    Please help me by checking on my brother’s status…
    His info are as follows:

    Ronaldo S. Mongaya
    SMO Rosario near Public Market
    La Naval Biliran Leyte

    We haven’t heard from him during and after the height of Typhoon Yolanda.

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  24. george ppurvis

    im trying to find out if my girlfriend and daughter are ok there names are Marissa and Drizella Bacarisas they live in caneja extension boy kho apartments door 2 if anyone knows them and has seen them please let me know thanks to all

    Reply
  25. sarah platino

    bro.Hope ur all safe and okay with ur wife aiza,and ur baby,pls txt us or pm me,brownout dn sa bohol d mkontk cla nanay

    Reply
  26. Marielle Bijlsma

    Can anyone please tell us about the situation in Naval? I’m looking for Wim, Lorna, Juliet de Jong and little Juhanz! In Talustusan, Naval.

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  27. nancy gomez

    pls. inform us kng unsa nahitabo sa agpangi , naval. daghan ko relatives dha. wla me balita sa ilaha no means of communication makontak sila, thanks dri sa fb. hope you can update us. thanks.

    Reply

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