Many now turn to social media to find their relatives, show their compassion and tweet their prayers, pledge of support and even complaints.
The wide swath of devastation left by super typhoon Yolanda prompted local netizens to turn to social media, to show the famous Filipino “bayanihan” spirit.
They have also come up with ideas of how Filipinos can extend help to the victims of the super typhoon.
Let us take a look at how netizens are extend their help.
PICTURE 1Image taken from Facebook account of Mary Narvasa
Mary chooses to help on a personal level.
She has decided to cut some habits to help the victims of typhoon Yolanda.
PICTURE 2Image taken from Facebook account of Chyrel Gomez
Chyrel shows us the reality that some people do not care that much.
PICTURE 3Image taken from Facebook account of Richel Gomez
Just merely posting a photo or an infographic, on how we can help.
PICTURE 4Image taken from Facebook account of Mark Monta
Mark reposts Leo Lastimosa’s Facebook status that shows how we can help people search for missing persons.
PICTURE 5Image taken from Facebook account of John Jumao-as
John gives us words of encouragement, which is what the typhoon victims also need.
PICTURE 6Image taken from my Facebook message panel
Nurses like John-John are eager to help in any way possible.
PICTURE 7Image taken from Cebu City Provincial Government Facebook page
Students from schools and universities flocked to the Cebu Provincial Capitol to help in repacking relief goods, which will be transported to the areas affected by the typhoon.
PICTURE 8Image taken from Facebook account of Edmund James Y. Porter
People like Edmund keep the public informed about the status of relief goods they have collected.
PICTURE 9Image taken from Facebook account of Psyche Serana
Psyche’s Facebook status shows us that no matter how young you are, you can still help.
PICTURE 10Image taken from Facebook page of Berniemack Arellano
The local netizens have sent words of encouragement and posted online pledges on what they will give up as their way of showing support to the victims of the super typhoon.
Contributions, no matter how trivial are well appreciated.
I’m still thinking of doing an online pledge.
Perhaps, you may help me by sharing your ideas on how we can show our support to the victims of the super typhoon.
You can write it in the comment section below.
Screenshot or a link of your tweet or FB update is encouraged.