Thursday, October 01, 2009

Share your Ondoy Story to help the Nation Heal

The victims of the ravaging flood brought about by typhoon Ondoy are in dire need of the basic necessities: food, clothes, shelter. Please send your donations to these addresses.

I am not a psychologist, but I do know that talking about your traumatic experiences helps you cope with the emotions, knowing that your experiences are shared my many others gives you a sense of assurance that things will get better.

Where were you when...

I encourage you to talk about your story, here, on your blogs or with friends and family: share how you lost and how you survived, share your frustrations, vent your anger, release it and learn from it, let's give suggestions to each other about what to do next time or how to build safety in our lives...

Group Therapy

Let's make this a group therapy session of sorts. Let's help each other heal from this and go forward as better people and as a better nation.

Here is a reading list of stories from and about tropical storm Ondoy victims and survivors. You are most welcome to link your own personal stories here, just leave a comment and I will add you to the list. I will go around the web and look for more.

Yes, I want to read your stories too.

Ondoy Victims and Survivors - Stories on the Web

Memories of a Rainy Day on Zorlone
Lessons from Typhoon Ondoy on Millionaire Acts
Blog post: Ondoy on Hippopatami on the Lam
Typhoon Ondoy: My Story on the Memet Diaries
Ondoy's Fury on Because it's Human Nature to Communicate
My Ondoy Story on Spare me just three last words
We Survived Typhoon "Ondoy" But Our House Didn't on The Chronicles of Yodz
Typhoon Ondoy on Fatherlyours
Survived Typhoon Ondoy on Stories from a Teenage Mom
My Ondoy Wedding Story on W@W News Blog
The calm after the storm: Ondoy’s Aftermath on Atma Explorer
My Ondoy Story on Faye Tandog
Typhoon Ondoy's Unsung Heroes...A Mother's Ordeal on Victorina
Typhoon Ondoy’s Mischief in Marikina on Adventures of a Beauty Queen
Typhoon Ondoy (Ketsana)... on My Wonderful World of Colors
Typhoon Ondoy on Jhoy Imperial and the Web
An Ondoy Wedding on From Blushing Bride to Blooming Wife
Ondoy Typhoon hits Philippines on God and Hope
My Ondoy story on Pechon, Pechon, Pechon
Stories on Typhoon Ondoy (Ketsana) on JonatsGonats
What a Feeling on Opinionated Banana
The Typhoon Story on Mga Kwento ng Lolo Niyo
Surprise Visit on Bahay ni Badong
Nang Dahil sa Hair Dryer By Rody Vera on Gibbs Cadiz
Typhoon Ondoy (Ketsana) Experience: Of Badminton and Flooded Metro on Blog from Cebu to the World
Bagyong Ondoy: Nature’s Way of Doing the Accounting on PinoySoundingBoard
The Shocking Truth on Home Buddies
Storm and floods in Manila, Philippines on Living with Purpose
post ondoy vlog on manik makina
Acknowledging Typhoon Ketsana and the Sumatra Earthquake on Vision Your Destiny
My own Ondoy story on
What is your ‘Ondoy’ story? on Inquirer: You, for the Interactive Youth
Trauma in Ondoy's Wake on | Born on a Syzygy
How Else Can We Help? Dealing with Ondoy's Emotional Aftermath on Teacher Ria
The Wrath of Typhoon “ondoy” on Authspot
Provident Village Marikina: Wife and 3 kids survive ROARING flood waters ordeal! on My Family Health Blog
Ondoy's Wrath (Ketsana) Part I and Ondoy's Wrath Part II: Ghost Town on Orchestroscopy
Our Ondoy Experience on Margaux's Beach
The Impact of Typhoon Ondoy’s Wrath on Kelvinonian.Ideas 2.0

Thank you for sharing your stories.
If you have an Ondoy post, leave a message, a link or send me an email at so I can link you here.

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