With Marie Librando
Today (Feb 7), exactly three months after Typhoon Haiyan first made land fall, we say THANK YOU to the world, for all the help, prayers and encouragement brought our way. The Filipinos are forever grateful.
Three months after the world's most powerful storm of 2013 devastated this waterfront city, residents still find around five bodies a day, sometimes more, a sign of a challenge the area faces before it can fully start to rebuild from Typhoon Haiyan.
In one neighborhood just outside Tacloban on Friday, a quartet of curious children poked at the bleached skull and fluted finger bones of one of the storm's victims, nestled near a farm in an uneven patch of rubble that is covered with resurgent greenery.
"It's a woman," said 17-year-old Margorie Manaro, staring at the coarse hair caked to the bone. Leaning over toward the skeleton in a pair of mismatched flip-flops, she loses her balance and stumbles toward the body, giggling slightly. Neighbors say another 30 bodies have been located in the vicinity and have yet to be removed.More ...
To join Thank you movement, check out these links: http://www.choosephilippines.com/specials/people/1079/the-philippines-says-thank-you/