Waquin Corregidor, pedicab driver, hero: Eight years after Haiyan

2021-11-11T15:43:47+08:0011 Nov 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Intro text by Maria Golda Hilario Story as narrated by Waquin Corregidor Editor’s Note: The transcript features an interview conducted by ICSC’s RE-Charge Pilipinas team with Waquin Corregidor, an emergency responder from Palo, Leyte, narrating his story from 8 years ago when super typhoon Haiyan (locally known as Yolanda) hit their hometown. The COVID-19 pandemic [...]

Standing together

2019-11-08T19:07:06+08:0008 Nov 2019|Tags: , , , |

by Glinly Alvero Editor’s Note: Glinly Alvero, a native of Abuyog, Leyte, is the Community Outreach and Technical Officer of ICSC’s RE-Charge Pilipinas project based in Tacloban City. He is also a volunteer member of the RE-Serve Humanitarian Corps, and led ICSC’s contingent in last year’s Typhoon Mangkhut (Ompong) rapid assessment team convened by ACT Alliance. [...]

A brighter and greener future after Yolanda

2019-06-11T15:18:33+08:0012 Sep 2015|Tags: , , , , , , |

  by Lottie Salarda Originally published in Manilatimes.net The use of solar power and other renewable energy sources, like solar or wind, is not common to the people of Eastern Visayas, until typhoon Yolanda hit the region November 2013. Several international organizations donated solar lamps to families living in tent cities and shanties. The contributions [...]