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Damage to Hospitals in Albay

Philippines - Typhoon Durian 30 November 2006

WHO/Amillah S. Rodil

Architect Christopher Espina (far left, sitting), former dean of the University of the Philippines College of Architecture, heads the assessment team, which also include engineers from the Department of Health. The lack of detailed as-built plans of old hospital buildings made the assessment more challenging.

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