A lot of gunowners there but periodically the government restricts carrying during elections. Probably are helpless to stop any criminal activity now as the videos and stories I read show the police and military are overwhelmed by the situation. People are even storming the airstrips when relief planes come in to land. They need a full scale "Berlin Airlift" type operation and not some piece meal relief efforts. Not much I can do but I did donate a few bucks to the Starvation Army for the PI efforts.
Salvation Army Text - 80888
Red Cross - Text 90999
Or go online to the respective sites. I choose the SA because over 95% goes to relief rather than the RC where the administrators have their hands in the cookie jar so to speak.
Still no word on Hotbarrel or my friend in Cebu, but comms infrastructure are a real mess right now.
- Black Blade