Community portraits, post-Haiyan

By Tyler Stiem

In between updates on the relief effort underway in Panay, Bantayan, and Danajon Bank, we'll be posting portraits of the amazing, resilient communities in these areas. Today we bring you a few scenes from Bantayan Island in central Philippines. As always, if you'd like to help out, visit our JustGiving page

A father and his four sons sit outside their storm-damaged house. Bantayan Town. Photo: Chai Apale/Project Seahorse

A father and his four sons sit outside their storm-damaged house. Bantayan Town. Photo: Chai Apale/Project Seahorse

A pair of boys transport rebuilding materials by bike through their village. Photo: Chai Apale/Project Seahorse

A pair of boys transport rebuilding materials by bike through their village. Photo: Chai Apale/Project Seahorse

A sign of hope if there ever was one: A pair of boys fly homemade kits over what's left of their village. Photo: Chai Apale/Project Seahorse

A sign of hope if there ever was one: A pair of boys fly homemade kits over what's left of their village. Photo: Chai Apale/Project Seahorse

A woman sits in front of the ruins of a house in Bantayan Town. Photo: Chai Apale/Project Seahorse

A woman sits in front of the ruins of a house in Bantayan Town. Photo: Chai Apale/Project Seahorse

The long rebuilding process begins. Photo: Chai Apale/Project Seahorse

The long rebuilding process begins. Photo: Chai Apale/Project Seahorse