One of the areas most damaged by the last two super typhoons, which made landfall in the country, is the Eastern Visayas region. With one super typhoon making landfall where communities have barely recovered from another, recovery and rehabilitation efforts have become more and more challenging.
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By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld No one can blame practically all Filipinos, not only the residents of Tacloban City and other areas in the Visayas, for being so traumatized by the devastation caused by typhoon Yolanda on Nov. 8 last year that they’ve since been watching every weather disturbance with dread that…
“Thousands were reported to have searched for alternative evacuation sites or forced to settle in unsafe sites, as designated evacuation centers were overflowing. Some declared evacuation centers were actually disaster-prone areas, and initial reports reveal how an evacuation center was even destroyed by Ruby’s violent winds in Eastern Samar province.”