Fortunately the terminus was also base to local buses and minivans heading towards Tacloban. We quickly found one and jumped aboard. The driver wanted eight-hundred pesos, which for the two of us was four times what it should have been. 421 more words
So much have been said about the heartbreaking devastation and pain brought by Typhoon Haiyan on the Philippines more than a year ago. Reading this and watching the video (yes, please watch the video) brought back haunting memories of those difficult and desperate times. But it also reminded me of the poignant episodes of humanity when our global community got together to lend us a helping hand. We at Habitat Philippines continue to soldier on in our efforts to provide adequate shelter for the victims, and it is my hope that this article rekindle that desire to help among the well-intentioned peoples of the world.