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Typhoon Haiyan: One Year Later

RL revisits the housing situation in Tacloban and nearby towns a year after

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On November 8, 2013, super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) damaged about 54,231 homes in Tacloban City, displacing thousands of families, and killing many people in its wake. In this month’s issue of Real Living, writer and architect Amillah Rodil revisits the housing situation in Tacloban and nearby towns a year after.

Here, we give you tips on how to typhoon-proof your home, and on how to make a difference when it comes to climate change and disaster control. 

Read the whole story in the RL November issue. Download your digital copy of Real Living on the Real Living App now! Log on to summitnewsstand.com.ph/real-living for more details.

*Photos courtesy of Habitat for Humanity Philippines.

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