The storm struck at a time when people were already feeling the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, and many of those impacted by this disaster are currently living below the poverty line.
Father Antonio Labiao, executive secretary of Caritas Philippines, told Vatican Radio that he had just returned from the devastated province of Bohol where countless numbers of people have been impacted.
“We went to the ‘Ground Zero,’ which is the municipality of Talibon …. What I saw is like a desert,” said the priest.
Source: Licas news