Bayanihan: The Spirit of Community wins the “Best Short Documentary” at the AOF Film Festival.

Without any order or communication, many people were unable to verify the safety of their families and loved ones after Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. Two cadets, from The Salvation Army College for Officers Training in the Philippines, embark on a journey to the far corners of the country in hopes of locating missing family members.

Watch the full film here:

On November 8th, 2013, Typhoon Haiyan, known as Typhoon Yolanda, was one of the strongest tropical cyclones ever recorded; devastated portions of Southeast Asia, particularly the Philippines. It made landfall bringing strong winds and heavy rains that resulted in flooding, landslides, widespread damage, death, and the displacement of millions. Listen to Tacloban Corps Senior Soldier Nonita give a first hand account of her storm experience and the volunteering spirit her and Salvationists around the world have in common during tragic emergency disasters.

Bayanihan: The Spirit Of Community

Without any order or communication, many people were unable to verify the safety of their families and loved ones after Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. Two cadets, from The Salvation Army College for Officer’s Training in the Philippines, embark on a journey to the far corners of the country in hopes of locating missing family members.

Watch the trailer here: