Community Engagement

Hitting Home: Impressions on Engaging Communities in Disaster Response

It is the night of November 7, 2013. The winds are howling deafeningly against the windows. The lights are flickering. Phone screens are lit, with everyone monitoring the latest developments on Typhoon Haiyan.

Two-way Communication is Aid

When Manila was hit by a magnitude-7 earthquake on 22 April 2016, the capital city’s 11 million residents were in chaos. I saw death and injuries by the thousand.