Images: Australians assume Operation Damayan support role in Ormoc [Image 1 of 3]
Photo by Lance Cpl. Anne Henry
Ruben R. Capahi and U.S. Army Maj. Herb Daniels shake hands after discussing the discuss recovery efforts and the transition of assistance responsibilities at Ormoc City Hall during Operation Damayan Nov. 23. Typhoon Haiyan struck the Republic of the Philippines Nov. 7 with estimated wind gusts reaching 230 mph. The typhoon left a path of destruction spanning 36 provinces and impacted 4.2 million people, according to the Philippine’s National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council. Capahi is a council member at Ormoc City Hall and Daniels is the commander of the Joint Special Operations Task Force-Philippines, which operated from Ormoc City Airport during Operation Damayan.
Date Posted:11.24.2013 03:55