- Posted December 15, 2013 by
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- Bohol - Over one million people still afraid to sleep indoors.
- Bohol - Over one million people still afraid to sleep inside due to aftershocks
- Bohol - constant aftershocks have over one million still sleeping outside
- Over one Million people afraid to sleep inside
- Over One Million People Still Afraid To Sleep Inside - Aftershocks continue in Bohol Philippines
One month after Yolanda Haiyian Typhoon
Large shipments of aid to Tacloban often result in fights and dangerous situations.
With over 4,000,000 people homeless the demand for the most basic building supplies ii staggering. The supplies of all the hardware stores are sold out and new stock is slow in coming and sold out almost before it arrives.
The Philippines has no milling equipment for lumber due to logging bans. All lumber is milled by hand with Stihl 070 chainsaws. A skilled chainsaw operator can mill enough coconut wood to build 2 small 8ft X 10ft houses each day.
Teams of chainsaw operators are needed to cut the fallen forests of coconut trees before they rot. Most homes that have been destroyed have fallen trees nearby that could be used to be milled into lumber. Unfortunately there are very few chainsaw operators in comparison to the demand.