TWECS Eye Care Mission 2015: Return to Tacloban

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The following are dispatches sent by Dr. McDougall from his eye care mission to the Philippines in November, 2015. November 11, 2015: ¬†Today is Remembrance Day I feel even more grateful than usual. Grateful for the country I live in, grateful for health and peace, and grateful that I am free to make my own choices about how to live my life. But as I am packing up to leave for the… Read More

TWECS Eye Care Mission 2013, Philippines: After Typhoon Haiyan


These dispatches were written by Dr. McDougall on a February, 2014 mission to the area of the Philippines devastated by a “Super Typhoon” in November 2013.¬† We have arrived safely in Tacloban, and the first impression of the devastation is staggering. Flying in gave a sweeping perspective of the damage from the typhoon: in the outlying areas there are entire hillsides covered in Palm trees that have seen stripped of all of… Read More