[Press Release] Save the Children calls for Protection of children in emergencies at Global Disaster Risk Reduction Conference in Sendai, Japan

Save the Children calls for Protection of children in emergencies at Global Disaster Risk Reduction Conference in Sendai, Japan Over 100 million children worldwide are affected by disasters yearly and, as a result, many face reduced educational opportunities. This challenge is particularly evident in the Philippines, where recent disasters destroyed entire schools, ruined classroom supplies…

[Press Release] World-renowned Filmmaker Lav Diaz Dedicates His Latest Masterpiece, Storm Children, to Survivors of Typhoon Haiyan and to the Advocacy for Climate Revolution -DAKILA

World-renowned Filmmaker Lav Diaz Dedicates His Latest Masterpiece, Storm Children, to Survivors of Typhoon Haiyan and to the Advocacy for Climate Revolution The Philippine premiere of the latest masterpiece of world-renowned filmmaker, Lav Diaz, was held last November 4, 2014, Tuesday, 7pm at the Cinema 6 of Ayala Trinoma Mall. The Philippine premiere was presented…

[Statement] SONA 2014: More work needed in inclusive risk reduction -Oxfam

SONA 2014: More work needed in inclusive risk reduction Following his fifth State of the Nation Address (SONA), we, a consortium of international aid agencies that has been working to realise inclusive, community-based disaster risk reduction (ICBDRR) in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, had hoped President Benigno Simeon Aquino III reported extensively on his administration’s…

[In the news] Search for missing resumes in Comval mining site landslide – InterAksyon.com

Search for missing resumes in Comval mining site landslide by Abigail Kwok, InterAksyon.com| News5 January 6, 2012  MANILA, Philippines — The death toll from the landslide that struck a mining community in Pantukan, Compostela Valley on Thursday rose to 27 after authorities resumed search and rescue operations on Friday, News5’s Romel Lopez reported. Earlier, authorities…

[From the web] Philippines Flooding Endangers Thousands of Children – Save the Children Voices from the Field

Philippines Flooding Endangers Thousands of Children – Save the Children Voices from the Field. by Anna Lindenfors, Philippines Country Director, Manila, Philippines- savethechildren.typepad.com It must have been terrifying. Flash floods create a fast moving body of water, sweeping away everything in its path. Cars, trees, people. Yesterday morning (night-time in the Philippines) very heavy rainfall…