About Geo Lapina

About the author: Geo Lapina,UNICEF Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH) Officer. This is his field diary as part of the assessment mission to survey the damage and effect on communities affected by Super Typhoon Rolly/Goni in Bato, Catanduanes.

About the diary: Published online as a blog, Field diary: the aftermath of Super Typhoon Rolly/Goni. “A UNICEF humanitarian worker surveys the damage and impact of the typhoon in Catanduanes.” The introduction on the page is as follows:

At 5am of 1 November 2020, Super Typhoon Rolly/Goni made landfall in Bato, Catanduanes, with catastrophic winds and intense to torrential rainfall.

After the weather cleared, UNICEF Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH) Officer Geo Lapina joined the assessment mission to survey the damage and effect on communities.

This is his diary.