I didn't actually have the pleasure of staying at Marina's place after being invited by the Red Cross to bunk with them during my stay, but I can tell you that she was so incredibly attentive and helpful in communications prior - you'd never find a more accommodating hostess in Tacloban, I'm sure! What a sweetheart - GO visit her and send my love to her and the rest of Tacloban!
I had a wonderful time. Conditions were not normal due to recent typhoon. I was there to help with construction. I worked on Marina's house and was overall very nice with amazing views and very friendly neighbors. Will defiantly stay there again.
Marina showed true courage in an unstable and difficult hour. These have been unforgettable days and looking back now, her role as our eyes and ears on the ground have helped our response teams to do their job better.