ShelterBox Helps Remote Communities In Philippines

ShelterBox Australia's Blog

Luncia Tragura and her grandson now have a safe and dry shelter to live in as they begin to rebuild their home, Leyte, Philippines, February 2014. Luncia Tragura and her grandson now have a safe and dry shelter to live in as they begin to rebuild their home, Leyte, Philippines, February 2014.

Over 100 days on since Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines, ShelterBox continues to help bring shelter and other vital aid to assist communities in some of the most remote areas, like the inland municipality of Dagami on the island of Leyte.

Dagami has received a great deal less international attention than Leyte’s coastal areas, like Tacloban. It directly lies in the path that the typhoon took as it tore its way through the Visayas islands. Subsequently there are parts of the municipality that are difficult to reach and have had little or no assistance with many communities still being unable to meet their own basic needs.
ShelterBox Response Teams (SRTs) have been exploring these isolated areas looking for vulnerable families or communities still needing…

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