Rebounding After Sendong

Rebounding After Sendong

ILIGAN CITY — Bonifacio “Boni” Valendez sits behind a broken window, where he tries to recover from painful memories and a great loss. In the middle of the night, tropical storm Sendong made heavy downpour and caused a huge flashflood that caught the whole city unaware. For Boni, it was out of his duty as a barangay peace and order […]

Dulce Sees Hope Rising After Sendong

Dulce Sees Hope Rising After Sendong

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY — Floodwaters triggered by tropical storm Sendong may have been long gone, but in its wake are communities still grappling with the loss of homes, livelihoods, and loved ones. This is the painful truth that “Asia’s Diva” Dulce confronted on her recent trip to Cagayan de Oro with humanitarian group Operation Blessing. Dulce went through a man-size hole […]