Where else can you go? The minor intentions of this paper is to generate an forward motion that will induce other academics and scholars to focus on the topic of leadership at a much wider level having more comprehensive objectives in mind. Nature will grow back.
With just a minimal amount, at least we can help take part in this effort to help and to reach out plus a tangible symbol of our support.
We have to show those who died that our having survived the wrath of such a monstrous storm is a blessing to mankind, and not a curse. At the early days after the disaster, people have to literally loot for goods, mostly food items, to give to their families who have survived. Solis is a Mindanao-based political analyst. In honor of the dead and missing, I will use its Filipino name, Yolanda.
A deeply religious people, they believe in eternity, but not in permanence. These types of disasters can usually occur frequently and we usually we put the blame on someone who will pay for the damages to those who were affected by the disaster. It is November 22, , two weeks after Yolanda.
The umbrella does not stop the rain, but it helps us walk under the rain. What really matters in life is our family, our friends, and our God. But in Tacloban, nothing made sense. Yes, we still have the capacity to hope.
I walked away, not really promising anything, but hoping to a higher being out there that Lucy and her family would somehow find a way to reach each other. Watching the news you see that the storm was upgraded to a tropical depression, you can expect high winds and rain. How the people on the direct path of the monster typhoon would prepare could not be figured out.
The best way to measure a storm is with radar from a plane flying in and out of it. Due to the effects of global warming and consequential climate change the rate of natural disasters in Australia is increasing day by day. In many cases, it's the best way to tell the story of how Joy lost her daughter , how Nieves waits for her son , how Michael hopes when there is no hope , or how Maria spent her birthday searching for her niece.
They national government seem not to know how to work in an emergency situation where local government officials are half capable or still emotionally affected and traumatized. The word is immerse. Indeed, with the storm surge and the sadden rise of the sea level up to more than 20 feet where would the people go and hide? So when the words would not flow, alarm bells went off. That is our 25th of the year, and since then Zoraida has hit Mindanao, and more are forecast.
Lucy saw neighbors, friends, and strangers die that day. Let Yolanda create a better you, a better me. For the peoples of Leyte and the Visayas, the typhoon could not have hit at a worst time at a worst place.