#YolandaPH

9 Nov

Softly Sometimes

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(image via, credits to Agence France-Presse)

Hello everyone. Just announcing a quick pause in regular posting.

As you may or may not have heard, a typhoon called “Haiyan” (“Yolanda” is its local name here) swept through certain regions of my country, the Philippines. My hometown is considerably far from where Haiyan/Yolanda hit the strongest, which is the Visayas region. Tacloban experienced a storm surge, where the waters rose to about 15 feet, leaving death and destruction in its wake.

Currently, the death toll is in the hundreds (reportedly about a thousand in total, but I can’t confirm) and there are a lot of structural damage in certain parts of the Visayas. Haiyan/Yolanda is on its way out of the Philippine area of responsibility, but we are left with entire cities to take care of and help out.

Please consider making a donation (I’ll leave the info below) or sparing…

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2 Responses to “#YolandaPH”

  1. Carina November 9, 2013 at 11:27 am #

    Thank you for the reblog, Olivia! Much appreciated. ❤

    • Olivia November 9, 2013 at 11:35 am #

      You’re welcome, I had to get the news out and you said it so well.

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