Yolanda Shrine

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Yolanda Shrine
(Yolanda Memorial)
Liwasang Barko ni Yolanda
LocationPhilippines Brgy. Anibong 66-A, Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines
TypeShip (monument)
Length50
Completion date2015
Opening date2016
Dedicated toVictims of Typhoon Haiyan

Yolanda Shrine, or better known as Yolanda Memorial (monument), (Filipino: Liwasang Barko ni Yolanda) is a shrine or a monument located at Barangay Anibong, Tacloban, Leyte in Eastern Visayas. The monument was named after Typhoon Haiyan of 2013, which is known in the country as "Super Typhoon Yolanda".[1]

History[edit]

The M/V Eva Jocelyn from Basey, Samar, which the monument's form is based from, was washed ashore in Barangay Anibong of Tacloban, Leyte during the onslaught of the typhoon. The monument is meant to commemorate the victims of the typhoon.

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