Progress Made In Filipino Health Care System 5 Months Since Typhoon, But Challenges Remain
The Lancet: Typhoon Haiyan recovery: progress and challenges
“On November 8, 2013, the Philippines experienced its most devastating catastrophe in 20 years — Super Typhoon Haiyan. The typhoon, with sustained wind speeds of around 150 mph, was cataclysmic and resulted in the deaths of more than 6,200 people and the displacement of four million. In total, the lives of some 14 million Filipinos were affected by the destruction. Despite the initial international attention, nearly five months on, the country is still grappling with pressing health needs…” (Barmania, 4/5).
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