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21 December 2012 - 11:05amSunday afternoons in the Philippines are, in normal times, peaceful affairs – a time to relax, reflect and spend time with one’s family. But in Nabunturan, in the heart of Compostela Valley in Mindanao, these are far from normal times. This valley was one of the areas worst hit by Typhoon Bopha...
24 September 2012 - 12:17pmIn the early hours of 12 June, Melanie Taguon was woken by her eldest child and found her house in Central Mindanao surrounded by raging waters. She immediately carried her smaller children to higher ground. Her seven-year-old son, Kenneth, was able to swim out of the house through the flood water. But...