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Philippines: Leaving the Darkness

Edgardo Almasan and his son gave relief smiles because UNHCR solar lanterns brighter their darkness


When typhoon Haiyan swept Tacloban City, it took with it what people need the most to see their way through any hard time: light. UNHCR has provided people of the Philippines with relief items that are helping make a difference. Relief items such as solar lanterns, plastic sheets, blankets and more than 1,500 family tents to families in this area.