It is good to see people bearing up under the stress of such disasters and able to find the strength to carry on under hard conditions.
I feel for all those who live in areas that are prone to such events. One day we WILL find a system that can warn of impending disaster and save lives.
I know it’s ancient news by now, and though I wanted to write about the big quake that hit us last October 15, I couldn’t do it immediately. Power was cut off for a while, and even when it came back, internet connection went from bad to worse.
I live in Central Visayas region, in Cebu City, where I have never known too many typhoons, nor earthquakes pass this paradise island. It has all changed now, and is far from my island many years back. On October 15, 2013, Bohol and Cebu were hit by a 7.2 quake. Bohol was hardest hit, with centuries-old churches toppling and flattened to the ground. A lot have been misplaced, with houses destroyed or that people got afraid to go back to their houses as they’ve been deemed unsafe. Cebu also has suffered, though not as much as in Bohol, but we also have…
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