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Typhoon Haiyan casts fishing community adrift2 Dec 2013
TACLOBAN, Philippines – It’s hard to move on when you’re surrounded by death. Every day the Saballa brothers sit and stare at the ruins of what was once their proud neighborhood by the sea. They watch people pick at what’s left – wooden beams and iron sheets from collapsed homes, […]
UNHCR plays role in Typhoon Bopha affected areas11 Jun 2013
UNHCR had provided protection kits that include plastic sheets which provided the homeless families with temporary, but safe, dwelling as they slowly rebuild their houses.
Statelessness: A new lease on life thanks to a birth certificate3 Nov 2011
Marina Verma is 38 years old, but feels like her life has just begun.
One family torn apart: On a beautiful tropical isle, strife is a way of life15 Aug 2011
BARANGAY DADO, Philippines, August 15 (UNHCR) – For his entire 18 years, practically all Kamama Dimasalang has known is war or the threat of fighting. It has cost him any real education – and the comforting presence of his beloved Auntie Tatang. “There’s only one thing all villagers knew growing […]