"It looks like an apocalyptic disaster," Sandra Bulling, a worker with the humanitarian agency Care International, told Al Jazeera on Monday. "I saw a girl drying her books outside. She said her house is gone, and all she has left are her school books."
A massive relief effort after one of the deadliest storms in a century was hampered early Tuesday by the widespread wreckage in the central Philippines, where the super-typhoon left trees splintered on the streets, bodies festering in open view, and desperate towns short of food and water.
Despite a heavily damaged infrastructure, aid agencies are trying to get relief supplies to the people in the typhoon-ravaged Philippines. CARE aid worker Sandra Bulling talks to DW about her impressions.
A team from the international disaster aid organization CARE has touched down in the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan struck the island nation last week.
Desperate survivors of one of the most powerful storms ever recorded begged for help and scavenged for food, water and medicine in the central Philippines four days after an estimated 10,000 people were killed by a Typhoon Haiyan.
MANILA (Nov. 10)—As the extent of the damage caused by Typhoon Haiyan begins to emerge, CARE is working to deliver emergency aid to families impacted by one of the worst storms ever recorded.
Holly Solberg, CARE’s director of emergencies, talks about the relief efforts underway following typhoon Haiyan and we take calls from listeners with ties to the hard-hit country.