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Rain, rain - go away.

I don’t see rain the same way that I used to.

Before I came to Tacloban, I have to say I had pretty positive associations with rain. 316 more words

The insects are taking advantage

I am the laughing stock of Tacloban’s insect community. How do I know? There are just some things you can be certain of in this life — this is one of them. 832 more words

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6 things about the Philippines.

There are six things I bet you didn’t know about the Philippines.

1. They have an amazing sweet bread that they squirt hot cinnamon into. Ernie introduced me to this magical wonder on a fork , so I thought it was some kind of hot dog thing. 203 more words

We l♥ve Tacloban! #Laban #UnitedNations

♥ Life is full of unexpected journey.

Indeed, I agree. Tacloban is of the cities in the province of Leyte located in the Eastern Visayas region in the Philippines.  1,216 more words

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Resiliency in disaster

I first went to Tacloban City barely three months after Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) practically flattened this peaceful place and left in its trail over 6,000 people dead and hundreds of thousands homeless. 155 more words


Rain, tricycles and jeepies.

Tropical storm Mario has hit the north of the Philippines and sent many provinces into chaos, including Manilla. Now that I am here, I am extra sensitive to the fact that Tacloban cannot endure another typhoon, not even a small one. 213 more words