Skies of Grey

Skies of Grey
Copyright: Jeoffrey Maitem

This is the quiet before the storm. The children aren’t bothered by the impending squall. It’s unclear whether the skies are announcing a brief shower or a proper tropical storm. As an island state, the Philippines are particularly vulnerable to natural disasters. Therefore the Goethe-Institut in Manila held a photography contest on climate change in 2013 called „Be Aware, Take Care“. A year after typhoon Haiyan, the participants returned to document the rebuilding of the city of Tacloban in pictures.