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Camansihay Site Overview

Camansihay is the name of an All Hands Philippines project in Tacloban where we are building a classroom for the Camansihay elementary school. While most All Hands Philippines projects are done in partnership with other organizations who provide funding, building plans, and other construction guidelines, Camansihay is a little different. 644 more words

All Hands

Keeping Hope Afloat Two Years After Haiyan

The waves that once roared and ripped into the coastal community of New Washington, Aklan are calm today. Before daybreak, small-scale fishers boldly cast their nets into the very waters they used to fear. 1,106 more words

Les Jours

Here In Tacloban

Tacloban City is definitely not dull. Its simplicity is actually what makes it better than other cities. Busy streets may make a city progressive, but it is comfort that makes people happy. 129 more words

Best Place To Go

CNN : More than 700,000 evacuated as Typhoon Melor batters Philippines

CNN : More than 700,000 evacuated as Typhoon Melor batters Philippines

“Hundreds of thousands of people have been evacuated in the central Philippines, where a fierce storm is lashing coastal areas with heavy wind and rain. 225 more words

Geographical Areas

Taking risks in Leyte

Leyte has been known for two things: the San Juanico Bridge and typhoons. I have a number of friends who come from Leyte, schoolmates from high school, college and some colleagues . 532 more words

Oh, The Memories

I’ve just left Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines after 5 months of volunteering in one of the hardest hit areas from Typhoon Yolanda in 2013. In the time I was there, it didn’t seem to me like time had really passed at all, yet I can think of a thousand beautiful memories that must’ve happened along the way. 644 more words


MacArthur Landing Memorial National Park

MacArthur Landing Memorial National Park

The Bronze statues are 1.5
times larger than lifesize depicting the actual Leyte Landing of
Gen. Douglas MacArthur and his allied forces on October 20, 1944. 240 more words

Byaherang Barat