[Press Release] Yolanda survivors calls for climate justice during Papal visit -PMCJ

Yolanda survivors calls for climate justice during Papal visit Survivors of typhoon Yolanda in Anibong, Tacloban, along with various civil society organizations, welcomed Pope Francis yesterday with a series of activities pertaining to climate justice and rehabilitation during his visit to areas devastated by the storm surge. One among the communities left most devastated by…

[Statement] Dapat sa SONA, Land Use ISAMA! -CLUP Now!

Campaign for Land Use Policy Now (CLUP Now!) Dapat sa SONA, Land Use ISAMA! Dear Mr. President, Now, more than ever, the Philippines is at the mercy of climate forces. Every year we encounter around 20 fierce typhoons, heavier rainfall and longer dry spells. Typhoon Yolanda last November 8, 2013 exposed our vulnerability as a…

[Press Release] KaSaMa Embassies support Human Rights Defenders in Post-Disaster Work -DAKILA

KaSaMa Embassies support Human Rights Defenders in Post-Disaster Work KaSaMa (Karapatan sa Malikhaing Paraan), an inter-embassy and multi-stakeholder human rights initiative, and the Alternative Law Groups (ALG), in partnership with Dakila – Philippine Collective for Modern Heroism and Philippines Communitere through the support of the Royal Norwegian Embassy, held a forum on “Human Rights in…

[Press Release] MacArthur, Leyte residents say ‘YES to agriculture, NO TO BLACK SAND MINING!’ -ATM

MacArthur, Leyte on the road to development six months after Yolanda Residents say ‘YES to agriculture, NO TO BLACK SAND MINING!’ MacArthur, Leyte—For the first time in 6 months after super Typhoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan), residents of baranggay Liwayway enjoyed their organically grown vegetables—an output from their rehabilitation project. This is a promising start…

[People] Reggie’s flight to freedom. Fr.Shay Cullen

Reggie’s flight to freedom.Fr.Shay Cullen As if the upheaval,death and destruction of Typhoon Haiyan(Yolanda)was not enough suffering for up to a million survivors human disasters are still ongoing and we are trying to protect children and orphans from exploiters and traffickers. We sounded the alarm months ago and we are still very active in preventing…

[Blog] Nadelubyong pondo para sa mga nadelubyo. Ni Rodne Galicha

Nadelubyong pondo para sa mga nadelubyo Ni Rodne Galicha NAPAKARAMING tanong at napakarami na rin ang naghahanap ng kasagutan kung papaano nga matugunan ang mga pangangailangan ng mga nasalanta sa hagupit ng Bagyong Yolanda, pati na rin sa paghahanda sa maaari pang dumating na mas nakakatakot na mga unos. Kung kaya, ang ginawa inyong abang…