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It was very enjoyable to stay in this historic hotel. It is being renovated from Yolanda's damage, so not up to where it will be once again. I am thankful they got it up and running as quickly as they did. Great work.
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... midst of verdant rice fields. With all the water, I wondered if they had a problem with malaria. Not malaria, but sometimes they come down with dengue fever.
From Abuyog we backtracked towards Macarthur. We stopped at the first house that was rebuilt. It is for the Misigal family. Gerald is a member and lives here with with parents Diomede and Lourdes. His sister and her husband live in a room that has been built next to the home. Again, it was ...
... day I arrived at the center around 1 pm, after meeting Ryan and Noren (two of the teenagers) in Palo to buy as much chicken as we could fry on our budget. As usual the Nanays (mothers) and the older kids took over the cooking, and the little ones gathered together to watch Shrek.
Which left me yet again surveying the books and checking for "survivors" and "basura" (trash). The little ones peered through the smaller ones asking me ...
... During my time volunteering with IDV, I was privileged to meet local people and talk to them about their experiences of the disaster. Months on from the event and there is remarkable improvements within Tacloban thanks to numerous NGO's providing disaster relief. A huge shopping mall has been reopened, numerous churches and schools renovated and businesses carrying on as normal. However, the poorest people still remain in areas of danger and are receiving ...
... of a kind which I am sure all of us will remember for some time to come. On our way to Samar, we walked over the famous San Juanico Bridge which connects Samar and Leyte.
This week we were invited by the Barangay 92 chiefs for a six month Yolanda memorial celebration at the Barangay Hall. We all dressed in our AHV t-shirts and marched, balloons in hands, to the Barangay Hall. After ...
Article writtten for the company newsletter:
EMERSON RESTORES LIVELIHOODS TO FISHERMEN
On November 8, 2013, the massive typhoon named Yolanda (international name Haiyan) devastated the Visayas region of the Philippines. It was the strongest storm to ever make landfall killing thousands and displacing millions. A worldwide relief effort immediately followed news of the ...