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For Young Typhoon Survivors, Return of Play Is a Sign of Hope

Date Published: 
11/20/2013
Summary: 

At a typhoon refugee center on Samar Island in the Philippines, the traumatized children have slowly begun adjusting to their new normal. (..) But despite the signs of resilience, social workers and parents say the children are newly vulnerable — a reality the Philippines will need to deal with as it stumbles through a flawed relief effort that has failed to provide basics like food and medicine fast enough.