Typhoon Veterans

07evacssur1 An elderly couple, who claims to have survived countless of typhoons, sits on the cold concrete floor of the Surigao del Norte National High School classroom that was converted into an evacuation center in Surigao City Saturday (6 Dec 2014) as part of the preparation for Typhoon Ruby. Around 3,202 families or 14,185 individuals from coastal and island barangays evacuated to 27 evacuation centers around the city. Most of the evacuees returned to their homes by Sunday morning. MindaNews photo by Erwin Mascarinas