Last November 8, 2013 the largest typhoon/hurricane ever recorded in the world's history hit the Visayas region of the Philippines. Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda was unbelievably strong that it was hurricane Sandy and Katrina combined. The most affected area was in Tacloban City, Leyte because it was geographically situated along the ocean. The place was 95% washed out by the strong storm surge that is comparable to a tsunami. Other parts of the country affected are Samar, Cebu, Palawan, Capiz, Iloilo and rest of Leyte. The aftermath has left thousands of casualties. Lives and homes lost and the trauma it has left on the people who were unfortunate to experience this devastating tragedy. Here is a video from CNN that will break your heart.
|This aerial photo is the before and after scenario of Tacloban City|
I don't want to post more pictures of this tragedy because it crushes me especially thinking of the lives taken and the loved ones left behind. But you can help the victims through your donations thru different international organization.
Here are some of the links that you can visit to help/donate
No Help is big or small, what matters most is that you made a huge difference in someones life.