De Lima to visit ‘Yolanda’-affected areas in Leyte


Justice Secretary Leila De Lima has said she is visiting on Thursday several areas in Leyte province which were severely affected by super typhoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan) on November 8.

According to De Lima, she will lead the forensics team of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) in determining the identities of persons who died in the wake of the destructive typhoon.

Likewise, De Lima will also help in the relief operations in the calamity-stricken areas.

The Justice Secretary will particularly visit the Leyte towns of Baybay, Tanauan, Palo and Dulag, and Tacloban City.

De Lima will also provide assistance to employees of the Department of Justice (DOJ) in Leyte who are themselves victims of the super typhoon.

She will be staying in Leyte until Sunday. PNA


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