“I was right there by the sea when Yolanda happened. I saw how huge the waves were, almost as a high as a three – story house. That’s what washed our house away. We then got swept away. We were holding onto banana trees.”


“Compared to my old house, I am already safe. Safe to stay here. Because this is my dream house. I stay here with my family because we will all be safe to stay and to live here. This is my dream house…forever”

Merlita Marga