Day 4 of the Post Disaster Assessment in the Philippines. The assessors are gaining familiarity with the construction types and materials. That made things easier and allowed patterns to be detected between buildings. See more at ASCE website. On Saturday, May 3, a team of seven civil engineers from ASCE’s Technical Council on Forensic Engineering, in cooperation with the Technical Council on Wind Engineering, left for the Philippines on a week-long mission to conduct post-disaster assessments, documenting evidence of structural and geo-system damage to historic and residential structures and public infrastructure. Mark E. Leeman, P.E., M.ASCE, vice president of Facility Engineering Associates of Fairfax, Virginia, chronicles the team’s experiences in this exclusive daily report for ASCE. This is the fourth installment in the series.