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Damage to Hospitals in Albay

Philippines - Typhoon Durian 30 November 2006

WHO/Amillah S. Rodil

Dr. Carlos Gundran (left), WHO Field Operations Officer, talks to Dr. Rogelio Rivera (right), chief of the Bicol Regional Teacher’s Training Hospital (BRTTH), the main referral hospital in the Bicol Region. Dr. Rivera doesn’t just want to repair the damage to the 60-year old main structure behind them; he wants to make it typhoonresistant as well.

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