While natural disasters capture headlines and national attention short-term, the work of recovery and rebuilding is long-term. In all of these happenings through time, man needs to attach meaning in tragedy, no matter how random and inexplicable the event is. Nonetheless, after every storm the sun will smile; for every problem there is a solution, and the soul’s indefeasible duty is to be of good cheer.
Who would have forget the tragedy that happened last November 8, 2013? Super Typhoon Haiyan cut a devastating path across the central Philippines. Nearly 13 million people have been affected across the Visayas region, where the storm is known as Yolanda. During that time, the scene in the Philippines is grim. Despite millions of dollars in aid pouring into the country, survivors of Typhoon Haiyan are still struggling to access water, food and supplies. There are reports of people digging up and smashing open
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