November 8, 2013.
It was the day Typhoon Yolanda made landfall.
It was one of the most powerful storms ever recorded.
Heavy torrential rains.
Some had to swim and cling to a post to survive.
Others got stuck on the rooftop.
They felt helpless like a newborn.
And it left more than 6,000 dead.
No one would want it to happen again.
But it’s something that’s out of our control.
What’s in our control?
Our capability to prepare for this kind of disaster.
The government is doing its part — improving weather equipment and providing long-term flood management strategy.
How about us?
As freelancers and digital nomads, how can we respond to this situation?
Is there something we can do about it?
This is a timely topic that we need to address.
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