Images of Cebuano preparedness

December 07,2014 - 06:05 PM

 Here is how Cebuanos prepare for typhoon Ruby



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Juna Magalang and some neighbors in their coastal community pack important belongings and went to their designated evacuation site in Gothong National High School, Cebu City.


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A family from barangay Pasil arrives at the Gothong National High School.



At the evacuation site families pray to keep them safe. A rosary was hanged by the railing of the Gothong Elementary School while a boy watches the entry of more evacuees at the site.

Typhoon Ruby

Davide Cabihe Jr. who lives in sitio Mahayahay in barangay Pasil tied down his house to keep it sturdy when strong winds blow.

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A father prepares dinner at the evacuation site in barangay Tapilon, Daanbantayan town in northern Cebu.


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Residents of Daanbantayan town troop to an evacuation center with their belongings while it’s still clear weather.

Ruby evacuation

Children smile for the camera at an evacuation center in Daanbantayan town, northern Cebu. The holiday decor on the door serves as a reminder that after typhoon Ruby, Santa Claus and the Christmas season will follow.

foreigners help in relief op for Ruby

Foreigners help unload sacks of rice from a truck at the repacking hub of Central Visayas at the Cebu International Convention Center in Mandaue City.

Ruby Relief operationVolunteers help repack food packs at the relief hub at the CICC in Mandaue. More hands needed.

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Social welfare secretary Dinky Soliman (right) help repack rice at the relief hub in Central Visayas.


Tonee Despojo

Lito Tecson

Junjie Mendoza

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TAGS: Cebu, Cebuano, preparation, Ruby, Storm, Typhoon Ruby

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