Gap Relief: Typhoon Yolanda

It’s been 2 years since Yolanda – the worlds largest typhoon to make landfall in recorded history – devastated the central Philippines killing 6,340 people.  It destroyed villages, fishing fleets, and coconut groves to the horizon. For months, world relief agencies worked to maintain basic needs in tent cities, but what happens to affected communities in the months after the […]

In the wake of Ondoy: Tumana

The headlines are gone; tied up in twine and buried or burned shortly after it happened.  The Press, too, is gone; off chasing the next disaster-du-jour, so we hear nothing more and think things are fine.  But the story of life in the wake of Typhoon Ondoy – a super storm that devastated parts of […]