Importance of tech response during disasters

BY ANA P. SANTOS AND MICHAELA ROMULO GUIUAN, Eastern Samar – In Guiuan, where Yolanda first made landfall, there is no electricity, water is distributed everyday through water tanks, and many people are living in tent cities which serve as temporary shelters – but there is WiFi. Though intermittent and sometimes slow during a weather disturbance, […]

Education in crisis

BY ANA P. SANTOS* *As told to Ana P. Santos by Yul Olaya, UNICEF Education in Crisis officer When doing a news report on a national calamity the magnitude of Typhoon Pablo, a journalist is often constrained by word count and ever shrinking attention spans to limit the information to pertinent facts. There is little time […]