A Tale of Forgotten Places

One hundred days since Typhoon Yolanda claimed thousands of lives and left millions physically and economically displaced, survivors and the rest of the affected populations still plead for food and rehabilitation assistance. Magdawat, Western Samar — In Hinabangan and Pinabacdao towns of Western Samar, SOS documented survivors’ testimonies regarding the absence […]

Health disaster group: All is not yet well — epidemic may soon take over affected communities; call for comprehensive rehabilitation plan

References: Rosalinda C. Tablang, President, Samahang Operasyong Sagip Darby Santiago, M.D. Convenor, Samahang Operasyong Sagip 0927-9259413 / (+632) 929-8109 (Philippines) – In its press conference today, disaster health group Samahang Operasyong Sagip (SOS) criticized the government anew for its inefficiency and inept leadership in responding to Yolanda’s backwash after seeing […]