48 Photos - Dec 8, 2013
Photo: SOS volunteers with the Haitian American Nurses Association on their way to SamarPhoto: Nurse members of the All UP Workers' Union Manila Chapter of the Philippine General Hospital taking vital signsPhoto: Distribution of relief goodsPhoto: Recipients of the relief goodsPhoto: San Miguel Barangay Elementary School became temporary evacuation center for displaced families and venue for one of the relief goods distribution of SOSPhoto: Soaked during the storm surge that Haiyan brought, school children painstakingly dry their textbooks outdoorsPhoto: Relief goods distributionPhoto: Dr. Alex Montes, one of the "Morong 43" was among the medical team who volunteered for the Samar missionPhoto: Dr. Darby Santiago, co-convener of SOS and ophthalmologist at the Philippine General HospitalPhoto: Dr. Gene Nisperos, vice chairperson of the Health Alliance for Democracy examining an elderly patientPhoto: Dr. Sheila Corales of the community based health program Health Empowerment for Leyte and SamarPhoto: SOS volunteers alighting the Ro-Ro ship (Roll on Roll Off)Photo: Nurse Sean Velchez, president of the National Orthopedic Center Employees Association-Alliance of Health Workers treating an elderly patientPhoto: The flagpole stands amidst the wreckagePhoto: SOS medical mission makeshift clinicPhoto: A man cooks his family's meal outside because their home was among the totally destroyedPhoto: Most residents had wounds that needed immediate medical attentionPhoto: All UP Workers' Union Manila Chapter president Benjie SantosPhoto: They need your helpPhoto: They need your helpPhoto: SOS volunteersPhoto: Almost standingPhoto: Relief goods for SamarPhoto: Photo: A child's teddy bearPhoto: Looking at what was left of his family's belongingsPhoto: Water cans or jerry cans were as important as the food packs to enable families to store their drinking waterPhoto: a sign in Brgy. Carmen, Hernani, Eastern SamarPhoto: This house could collapse anytimePhoto: Nurse volunteers chat with fisher folks while preparing lunch for the community and SOS volunteersPhoto: Looking for a cellphone signalPhoto: Recipients of relief goods from a nearby islandPhoto: SOS volunteers before departurePhoto: SOS president Rosalinda Tablang during an orientation before going to the target areasPhoto: Residents line up for the only water source in the village since typhoon Haiyan destroyed the other water sourcesPhoto: Like match box, these taxis were hurled to the wall by the storm surgePhoto: On a roadsidePhoto: Sign on a road side says "We would like to say 'damo nga salamat' [thank you very much] to all foreign and local help" "TINDOG TACLOBAN! [STAND UP TACLOBAN!]"Photo: Salvaging what is leftPhoto: Remnants of a homePhoto: Children's day care center no morePhoto: This roof-less building was once a schoolPhoto: RooflessPhoto: Dr. alex Montes and Dr. Darby Santiago in an orientation before the start of the medical missionPhoto: A lonely sightPhoto: Relief missionPhoto: Dr. Sheila Corales interviewing a child and his grandmotherPhoto: Dr. Gene Nisperos talks to an elderly patient