Yvonne Su is a PhD candidate in Political Science and International Development at the University of Guelph. Her research is on the role of migrant remittances in post-disaster recovery after Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban City, Philippines. Follow her research at www.yvonnesu.com. Ladylyn Mangada is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Philippines Visayas-Tacloban. Jessa Turalba is an instructor at Palompon Institute of Technology.