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11/26/13

Typhoon Haiyan: Rebuilding Tacloban

When Typhoon Haiyan’s 16-foot storm surge crashed into this seaside neighborhood in Tacloban, a group of 300 neighbors clung to a rope atop a roof. When it was over, only...

11/18/13

A Typhoon in My Heart

In the space of a week, Jocelyn Gonato faced two life-altering storms. A mother of three living on the island of Leyte in the Philippines, she found herself hanging on for...

11/15/13

When a 14-Year-Old Has to Make Coffee so His Family Can Survive

When 14-year-old Khaled left his home town Dara’a in the south of Syria nine months ago, life as he knew it ceased to exist.

11/15/13

Birds Can Fly Home

About a year ago, Bader was an average 15-year-old boy. Now, he's the man of the family, working to make ends meet.

11/15/13

I Can Hear My Parents’ Hearts Breaking

“My parents were desperate and did not know what to do. I suggested to them that I could start working. I am a child. It is more difficult for the police to catch me,”...

11/10/13

Houses, Everything, Gone.

“I’m just boarding the plane to Cebu now, one of the areas hit by the typhoon. From there, we’ll take a boat to Leyte, and then try to get to Southern Leyte by car. We don’t...

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