Philippines: What 3 Survivors Are Doing 100 Days After Typhoon Haiyan

Published on 18 February 2014

Liliana at the construction site of her new home. Photo Credit: WFP/Cornelia Paetz

One hundred days have passed since Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Visayas region of the Philippines, leaving thousands dead and a trail of destruction in its wake. WFP's Cornelia Paetz revisited people we interviewed in November 2013 to hear how they are getting on now, and what their hopes are for the future. Read about our first meeting with them.

"When our new home is finished, we’ll have them (referring to her children)back". -- Lilian Florendo, former evacuee. Read story.

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“Everyone is out of their homes now, working in the communal garden or rice fields, and rebuilding their houses”. -- Salvador T. Fumar, Village Leader. Read story.

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"I will earn enough to support us, and rebuild our house". -- Procopio Molina, truck driver and resident of a coastal village that was wiped out. Read story.

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Cornelia Paetz

Public Information Officer

Cornelia joined WFP in 2008. After four years in the WFP country office in Laos she is now based in Dhaka, Bangladesh.