Basketball has long been a popular sport in the Philippines. And after Typhoon Haiyan devastated the central part of the country, survivors have improvised ways to play the game.
A game in Tacloban City, one of the locations hit hardest by Haiyan.
These players scavenged nails and wood from wreckage to prop up the hoop. Read Associated Press writer Todd Pitman’s description of coming across the game here.
At the Old Children’s Park in Tacloban City.
Outside the Tacloban astrodome.
In Guiuan municipality.
More from Guiuan.
In Jaro municipality.
Note the grounded freighter in the background.
This stadium in Tacloban has been turned into a shelter.
This Grantland piece by Rafe Bartholemew puts the phenomenon of post-disaster hoops in context and includes some memorable images from past floods.
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