This article draws on experiences of gathering data in selected communities in the Eastern Visayas region of Leyte (Region VIII), specifically the adjacent towns of Tacloban City, Palo and Tanauan, which bore the brunt of Yolanda. The project focuses on evidence drawn from 20 barangays of comparable size across Palo, Tanauan and
Tacloban: 8 barangays in Tacloban, 6 barangays in Palo and 6 in Tanauan.
This work is part of ‘ Poverty Alleviation in the Wake of Typhoon Yolanda’ project supported by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the UK Department for International Development.
Atienza, Maria Ela, Eadie, Pauline,and Tan-Mullins, May (2016) Building Back Better in the Aftermath of
Typhoon Yolanda: Shelter and Resilience, Working Paper iii
Published 31 December 2016