Tacloban City which was devastated so hard with super typhoon Yolanda entered in Philippine Area of Responsibility last November 8, the disaster brought a lot of destruction especially to some of the vital infrastructures of the city including its agriculture.
The storm surge which seemed like a tsunami attack in Tacloban City, left a terrible effect to the lives of some Filipinos who were born and raised in the city.
With Yolanda’s aftermath, the horrifying mark leave a traumatic experience and depression for those who survived the tragic calamity.
Super typhoon Yolanda lost some lives, including young and old and even destroyed the beauty of the city and in the said disaster, a lot of casualties were recorded that continuously arising.
After a month of storm surge and strong winds brought by super typhoon Yolanda devastated most of Tacloban City, ABS-CBNnews.com photographer Fernando Sepe, Jr. returned to the city and immediately documented the aftermath of disaster. Most of the cadavers and debris are gone, but many scenes remain the same as the city struggles to rebuild from the ruins. Here are some of the photographs of the places he visited a few days after the devastation and a month after.
The Leyte Provincial Capitol
The Sto. Niño Shrine on Real Street
The corner Burgos Street and Juan Luna Street
A school compound on Burgos Street
A stretch of M. H. Del Pilar Street
Lopez Jaena Street
A corner in downtown Tacloban City
The Tacloban City Public Market
The parking lot of Rosvenil Pensionne on Burgos Street
Photo Credit to: ABS-CBN Photographer Fernando Sepe, Jr.