SM and Donors Turn Over Its Biggest Housing Village for Yolanda Survivors in Tacloban City

For 64-year old pedicab driver Rogelio Palma Consalida, November 8, 2013 is one date he will never forget for the rest of his life. It was when super typhoon Yolanda made land fall in his hometown of Tacloban City in Leyte, and in just an hour he had lost all his possessions which took him several decades to build.

SM Prime officials headed by its President Hans T. Sy led the turnover ceremony
accompanied by Tacloban City officials headed by Mayor Alfred Romualdez.

“Nawala sa amin ang lahat,” (“We lost everything,”) he declared and for over two years, he and his wife, Lolita, also 64, had to live in a cramped government housing site.

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