People walk over big electrical posts and passing by dead people along the road.  Photo by MaryAnn ("Mai") Zamora, World Vision, Philippines.

“We just arrived in Tacloban last night (10 Nov) after more than ten hours of traveling – 2 hours by van and 8 hrs and more of walking, over big electrical posts and passing by dead people along the round. People here are hungry. Me and my fellow aid workers arrived safely in Tacloban but the way we took last night looks like an endless path of misery. There are survivors approaching me, all are in tears, to ask for favors to send SMS for their worried relatives outside Leyte. This is 27-year-old Patrick. He looks so tired and hungry. It’s normal to see people tired and hungry here but what struck me is when I saw him sobbing making use of his bag as his pillow and falling debris as his blanket. He sobs out of misery. “I’ve been everywhere to look for my two children, my wife and my mother but I can’t find them,” Patrick lives near the seawall and his house was washed out by the strong winds and heavy downpour of Typhoon Yolanda.” – quote from Mai Zamora

Sally Morrow

Sally Morrow

Sally Morrow joined Religion News Service in March 2012 as Photo/Multimedia Editor. She is a photographer and editor based in Kansas City, Mo. Morrow has worked as a multimedia editor and photographer at Newsday, The Des Moines Register, and the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

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