Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Typhoon NESAT (Pedring) aftermath at NCCP

It's back to work for most.
commuters lining up to ride the MRT at the North Ave station

At the National Council of Churches in the Philippines compound, its clean-up day.
Almond, Oblay and Jhun sweeping the leaf litter

Nanie (left) helping out. Government workers (top right) hauling the trash. Even the guard (bottom right) is doing his share in the clean-up

Unlike most of the Metro and the rest of the country, the Council was spared heavy damage needing only minor building repair.  As of this writing, power is still cut off due to a huge tree branch that fell on the electrical wires causing the transformer outside the gate to trip and explode.
(top and bottom photo) damage to the third and second floor window of the main building

tree that broke one of its main branch (top left of photo) causing the power failure in the area

front view of the main building

I am thankful that Typhoon NESAT (Pedring) spared the Council from damage.  Still, the country is suffering from the destruction brought by strong winds and floods.  I encourage everyone to pray for the victims of this latest tragedy and if you are able, please do help through the many institutions and organizations helping those in need.  You can also contact the Council at (0632) 922 8141 for info regarding its Relief and Rehabilitation efforts. - the library staff

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