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Facebook Page Posts Heartbreaking Pictures Of Typhoon Survivors In Hopes Of Reuniting Them With Their Families

Filipino survivors of Super Typhoon Haiyan asked photographer John Javellana to share their pictures on Facebook and Twitter to help find their friends and family.

1. Photographer John Javellana is on the ground in Philippines in the wake of a Super Typhoon that has killed thousands.

John Javallana

2. Survivors of the storm in Samar asked him to take pictures of them, in hopes that the images would be shared and they could reach their families.


John Javellana

@javellanajohn

Images of survivors who asked me to post photos of them on social media in hope to reach their families https://t.co/8FJWUK30Tq

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3. The results are incredibly powerful.

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13. He also tweeted updates and images from his personal account.

Saw hundreds of families flocking to Tacloban to find out the fate of loved ones. Most of them have no supplies and can be stuck as well

— javellanajohn (@John Javellana)

John Javellana

@javellanajohn

Saw hundreds of families flocking to Tacloban to find out the fate of loved ones. Most of them have no supplies and can be stuck as well

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Please DO NOT attempt to go to these devastated areas unprepared or without supplies. It’s not a joke to be here. You can be liabilities.

— javellanajohn (@John Javellana)

John Javellana

@javellanajohn

Please DO NOT attempt to go to these devastated areas unprepared or without supplies. It’s not a joke to be here. You can be liabilities.

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The situation on the ground is much worse than how we hear it from news reports. To those orgs and NGOs who can, please send aid asap

— javellanajohn (@John Javellana)

John Javellana

@javellanajohn

The situation on the ground is much worse than how we hear it from news reports. To those orgs and NGOs who can, please send aid asap

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Residents of Catbalogan gather at the town center to watch the news as the city still has no power due to #YolandaPH

— javellanajohn (@John Javellana)

John Javellana

@javellanajohn

Residents of Catbalogan gather at the town center to watch the news as the city still has no power due to #YolandaPH

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A coastal town off Tacloban that was destroyed by #YolandaPH

— javellanajohn (@John Javellana)

John Javellana

@javellanajohn

A coastal town off Tacloban that was destroyed by #YolandaPH

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A boy cries as he is seen at his home that was destroyed by #YolandaPH in Samar.

— javellanajohn (@John Javellana)

John Javellana

@javellanajohn

A boy cries as he is seen at his home that was destroyed by #YolandaPH in Samar.

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