As a Country Rebuilds, Rosie Waits

The interviews for this piece were conducted while accompanying a delegation of leaders of the Catholic Church in the United States to survey the damage and humanitarian response the November 2013 typhoon, the most powerful storm ever recorded to make landfall, that devastated the island of Leyte in the Philippines.

The focus is on Generosa “Rosie,” Tolibas, a Filipino woman who is one of the four million people displaced by the storm.

Read the full post on the blog of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

Generosa "Rosie" Tolibas

Photo: Don Clemmer