Children of the storm

Seemingly unmindful of anything but play, but these young survivors of Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda suffer even more because of the State's disregard of their well-being.  The structures around these children are rows of 11-square meter bunkhouses where the government wants them to stay after being forcibly evacuated from their community because of the so-called "No Build Zone" policy.  (Relocation Site, Barangay Gogo, Estancia, Iloilo)
Seemingly unmindful of anything but play, but these young survivors of Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda suffer even more because of the State’s disregard of their well-being. The structures around these children are rows of 11-square meter bunkhouses where the government wants them to stay after being forcibly evacuated from their community because of the so-called “No Build Zone” policy. (Relocation Site, Barangay Gogo, Estancia, Iloilo)

By RAYMUND B. VILLANUEVA
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