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Guiuan, 6 mois après le passage du typhon Hayian/Yolanda

June 30th 2014
Mi-mai, 6 mois après le passage du typhon dévastateur je suis envoyée à Guiuan, aux Philippines. Pour la petite histoire, Hayian est le nom de la tempête tropicale et Yolanda le nom qu'on lui a donné lorsqu'elle s'est transformé en super typhon. Quoi qu'il en soit, dans la province de l'est de Samar, le typhon a fait des centaines de morts. En l'espace de quelques heures, les gens ici ont t ... read more
Asia » Philippines » Eastern Samar

Philippine Flag The Philippine Islands became a Spanish colony during the 16th century; they were ceded to the US in 1898 following the Spanish-American War. In 1935 the Philippines became a self-governing commonwealth. Manuel QUEZON was elected President and was ta... ... read more
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24th July 2014

Hard to think
Hard to think that such beauty as this sunset is over a scene of such destruction and desolation. A reminder that life goes on. Wonderful that people like you Elvi are prepared to put the needs of others ahead of their own to help those who need help the most. It must be an honour to be involved in the establishment of a hospital in such a place and in the harrowing circumstances associated with such a catastrophic event. Thanks for sharing this work.
25th July 2014

Thanks Dave. It is indeed a job where you have to be very dedicated but it is also extremely rewarding.

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