More videos on the anniversary of Haiyan/Yolanda are available on the Caritas Internationalis Philippines page
Throughout Palo, teams of Filipinos take on the exhausting physical work to clear garbage, trees, and the heavy fallen debris through Cash for Work projects. No matter the backdrop of waste, this is one of the most valuable contributions to the relief effort.
To provide anything—clean water, materials to rebuild homes and schools, and other necessities—you need to be able to reach communities via clear access routes. In other words, you need to clean up the mess.
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Caritas Philippines teams are deploying staff with Caritas member Catholic Relief Services to some of the worst affected areas.
Greg Auberry, the regional director of CRS, said: “The pain of another disaster is devastating. We’re currently moving tarpaulins to Cebu City so that we can provide 8,000 families with inevitable shelter needs.”
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