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St. Menard Statue Unveiled in Leyte on 4th Anniversary of ‘Yolanda’ Landfall

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  • November 8, 2017

A 12-foot statue of  Saint Menard, patron saint against storm and other natural calamities, was unveiled on Wednesday afternoon in Tanauan, Leyte, coinciding with the fourth anniversary of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (internationally known as Haiyan).

Chief Supt. Gilberto Cruz, chief of the Eastern Visayas Police Regional Office, said that Vice Governor Carlo Loreto raised the idea of putting up a statue in Tanauan. He immediately agreed with it because it would not only serve as a memorial for Yolanda but would also make people be conscious about environment protection.

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