1. The one where citizens offered free load to anyone who needed it.

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2. When Kim and Jericho Rosales used their surfboards to help rescuers at a private village adjacent to the Marikina River

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GOOD SAMARITANS Jericho Rosales and wife Kim Jones helping rescue residents trapped in their homes in Marikina (Photo by Mark Demayo)

3. When private people and groups banded together to augment government rescue operations. Dr Ted Esguerra, founder of the Wilderness Search and Rescue Philippines, joined forces with a group of emergency rescuers like React Ready, Project Michaelangelo Foundation, and the Emergency Management Unit of the Energy Development Corporation went into areas submerged in flood waters.

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HELP IS ON THE WAY Dr. Ted Everest Esguerra, founder of the Wilderness Search And Rescue Philippines, joined forces with REACT READY, Project Michaelangelo Foundation, and the Emergency Management Unit of the Energy Development Corporation to augment ongoing rescue operations in areas submerged in flood waters due to typhoon Ulysses

4. When pet owners risked life and limb to make sure their loyal friends were rescued alongside them.

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NO ONE LEFT BEHIND Stray dogs were rescued using a wooden raft by a victim of the typhoon

5. When Bruno got stranded on top of the roof in Nangka, Marikina, and rescuers later reunited him with his owner.

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CANINE FIASCO Bruno is the Labrador dog stranded on the rooftop (Photo by Katleen Bascos)

6. When a coffee shop named Tribu Babaylan and Kape & Co., located in Tomas Morato, QC, offered not just free food and warm coffee for those whose homes have been damaged by the typhoon, but also a place to stay.

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CARE CAFE Tribu Babaylan opens its doors to the victims of Ulysses

7. When the PCG worked in quiet determination to save people, but whose most touching pictures include the careful retrieval of senior citizens residing at Hospicio de San Jose in San Miguel Manila as floodwaters entered the building.

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BRAVING THE FLOOD The Philippine Coast Guard taking care of the elderly in Manila (Photo by PCG)

8. When Dunkin Donuts’ team went around Metro Manila to hand out donuts to different communities.

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FEEDING THOSE IN NEED The famous donut brand hands out free food

9. When a lady put up a lugawan in front of her house so people could avail of her free arroz caldo

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SHARING IS CARING This woman is among those who offered free food to the victims of the typhoon (Photo by JC Lanuza Bolisay II)

10. When a doctor in the province unaffected by the typhoon invited people to ask her for online consultation and digital reseta (RX) because that’s the least she could do.

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MEGA FLOOD An aerial perspective of the flooding in Cauayan City, Isabela

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