The certified death toll from Typhoon Yolanda (Typhoon Haiyan) has breached the 5,000 mark at 5,209, not counting the dead who had been buried by their own families and not reported, the missing who may or may be among those unidentified documented fatalities, and not counting cadavers found but not certified by local officials.
For the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenges, this blog will be featuring images of the brave men, women, and children of Eastern Visayas who bore the brunt of Typhoon Yolanda.
This photo was sent in the email by a student, shot by Philippe Lopez of Agence France Presse, of some of the survivors of Typhoon Yolanda, published here non-commercially for the
Weekly Photo Challenge: Unexpected
the unexpected walk
to a new life by
some of those who emerged from the death and destruction