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Q&A Westerman / Salvador / Typhoon Haiyan / Bangon Madridejos


It Has Been Six Months Since Typhoon Haiyan Wrecked Parts Of Southeast Asia, Especially In The Philippines Where More Than 6,000 People Were Killed. Typhoon Yolanda, As It Was Called In That Country, Hit The Philippines Eastern Viasyas Region The Hardest. Almost Immediately After The Typhoon, Charitable Donations Started Pouring Into The Country And Humanitarian Organizations Both Worldwide And Local Got To Work On Recovery. Jaynette Salvador Is The Founder Of Bangon Madridejos, A Community Organization She Established The Day After Typhoon Yolanda Ravaged Her Hometown On The Northern Tip Of Cebu Island. Salvador, Who Is Based In Cebu City, Says What Started As A Shout-Out To Her Some 2,000 Facebook Friends For Help Has Become A Full-Fledged Relief Organization That Has Done Everything From Re-Building Houses To Helping Grocers Get Back In  Business In Madridejos. She Tells Daybreak Asia's Ashley Westerman Donations Mostly Came From Abroad, And Describes Seeing Her Hometown Of Madridejos Right After The Storm.

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