The challenges of reconstruction in the Philippines

November 7, 2014

The impact of Super Typhoon Haiyan on the most poor and vulnerable was devastating. Many lost everything without the means to rebuild. One year later, are their lives improving, or are they more at risk of being further marginalized and left out of a reconstruction process that will leave them further impoverished.

Jess Agustin, Programs Officer for the Philippines at Development and Peace, writes on the challenges of reconstruction and how Development and Peace is ensuring the participation of those most affected by the typhoon.