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Flood victims, kids compete for use schools 01/05/2012

Thursday, January 5, 2012

Flood victims, kids compete for use schools

01/05/2012
Flood evacuees and pupils competed for space of schools yesterday, with both wanting to use the buildings following the Christmas break, officials said.

In some cases, survivors of last month’s floods from tropical storm “Sendong” were moved to alternative shelters as children returned to schoolhouses that had been used as evacuation centers.

But in other instances, hundreds of the evacuees refused to leave, forcing school officials to find novel ways of conducting classes..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/nation/20120105nat7.html

1 comment

Jesusa Bernardo said...

para bang kulang ang pagkilos ng national government patungkol sa mga biktima ng sendong, ano? ganito ba talaga sa pinas noong ilang dekada na ang nakakaraan? kung nanaig siguro ang katipunan, ang kapatiran, at hindi tayo hinalay/sinakop ng kalbong agila ay mas maayos, mas efficient tayo sa pagharap sa buhay.

"“We will have to hold these sessions inside the tents since all of our classrooms still have evacuees living in them. We cannot just drive them away,” she said.

"Merida, who is in charge of five schools, said the situation was worse in other locations.

"“I still do not know how to open two schools since these are still full of waist-deep mud,” she said."

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