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After Yolanda: A tale of 2 Taclobans

by admin, November 20, 2015

Jonathan Corpus Ong | Published May 10, 2014 | Updated March 03, 2015 This blog was originally published on Rappler There is a Tacloban with a face of redevelopment and change. But there is another Tacloban: one of mundane poverty made exceptional by Yolanda. Six months on after Yolanda, downtown Tacloban is … Continue reading

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A year after Typhoon Haiyan, poor Filipinos find a voice

by admin, November 20, 2015

Liezel Longboan | November 8, 2014 | This blog post was originally published on The Conversation On November 8 2013, Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines. One of the largest tropical storms ever to make landfall, it killed more than 10,000 people and left millions homeless. The vast recovery effort since … Continue reading

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Tacloban and its uneven recovery

by admin, November 20, 2015

Jayeel Serrano Cornelio | Published November 09, 2014 | Updated November 21, 2014 | This blog was originally published on Rappler ‘The use of different strokes for different folks has resulted in different capacities for recovery, with implications on how people are reorienting their lives in the post-Yolanda context’ To … Continue reading

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From feedback fetish to a culture of listening – what role should digital media take in disaster recovery?

by admin, November 20, 2015

Mirca Madianou | Published November 11, 2015 | This blog post was originally published on Goldsmiths University of London website. On November 8th 2013 Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines leaving a trail of destruction in its wake. It remains the strongest storm recorded, with over 6,300 casualties and more than … Continue reading

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Beware the echo chamber: digital media and disaster recovery

by admin, November 20, 2015

Mirca Madianou | Published on July 9, 2015 | Blog originally published on www.opendemocracy.net Communication technologies can give victims of disaster a voice. But those who are most in need are not heard because they lack access to these technologies and the skills to use them. On 8 November 2013 Typhoon … Continue reading

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