After two years of muted Lenten events amid the COVID-19 pandemic, vendors outside Manila's churches are happy to be back in business.
Some Filipinos cling to their faith as they brace for a harsh lockdown amid a new surge in cases.
Filipino Catholics cling to their faith in times of uncertainty, changing age-old traditions like the Feast of the Black Nazarene to adapt to the new normal.
Flooding caused by Typhoon Vamco forced many Filipinos to flee their homes and move to evacuation centers in the middle of a pandemic.
A local farming tradition struggles to weather the winds of climate change.
In countries where the coronavirus was not well managed, healthcare systems continue to buckle under the weight of the pandemic as seen in these images.
"Yes, we are afraid of the virus, but I think hunger and insanity will kill us first before we die from the virus."
Malls and churches, typically full during weekends, were nearly empty on the first day of the lockdown.
Here's the unrecognisable reality evacuees came home to.