May 30, 1944

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I haven’t been giving you a daily account of all our activities for they are much the same as usual, with the exception of the soaring prices of commodities. Rice is now 700 Pesos a sack, pork 15 Pesos a kilo (1 kilo = 2 2/5 lbs.), beef the same price.

The price of medicine is beyond the reach of the poor people. One tablet of sulphathiazol is 100 Pesos.

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10 November 2020

We left Legaspi City at 4:30 am and safely reached Manila at 4:15 pm.

9 November 2020

Our flight was cancelled again due cloudy weather in the Bicol Region. The rest of the assessment team decided to travel back

8 November 2020

In the morning, we were supposed to return to Manila via the plane we took going to Virac but it was cancelled