Trying to Wrap My Head Around Philippines Typhoon

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This has been a tough week for me personally, but far more importantly for millions of people in the Philippines. Typhoon Haiyan has left a path of destruction so devastating that I think it may be impossible to totally comprehend from afar. Amidst the overwhelming sounds, images and reports, I think it’s important that we give ourselves some time and space to feel and respond to this disaster. As my work at Oxfam America this past week has been almost entirely focused on communicating about the impact of this storm, it has been important for me to give myself that time and space. Read more of my thoughts on this subject on Oxfam America’s First Person Blog.



Author: John Abdulla

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