[Video] #ProjectPagbangon by Shotlist/MAG

#ProjectPagbangon Published on Mar 10, 2014 by Shotlist Productions All submissions are republished and redistributed in the same way that it was originally published online and sent to us. We may edit submission in a way that does not alter or change the original material. Human Rights Online Philippines does not hold copyright over these…

[Press Release] Labor group joins #RememberHaiyan, calls for justice amid disasters, worsening climate crisis -CTUHR

Labor group joins #RememberHaiyan, calls for justice amid disasters, worsening climate crisis The Center for Trade Union and Human Rights joined the Filipinos and the world in remembering the tragedy brought by super typhoon Haiyan on its second year commemoration last November 8. “Two years after super typhoon Haiyan ravaged central Philippines, communities, especially of the…

[In the news] ‘DND misused relief fund’ -INQUIRER.net

‘DND misused relief fund’. COA: Huge part spent for AFP oil, repairs, etc. Marlon Ramos, Philippine Daily Inquirer January 3, 2015 MANILA, Philippines–A “huge portion” of the P352.5 million in emergency funding of the Department of National Defense in 2013 had been misused by the military, which spent money meant to help victims of natural…

[Blog] 10 Human Rights Issues ng 2014 –No. 10 Climate Justice Campaign, Yolanda, Rehabilitation etc. -Mokong Perspektib

10 Human Rights Issues ng 2014 –No. 10 Climate Justice Campaign, Yolanda, Rehabilitation etc.. Makikiuso lang ang inyong mokong na lingkod sa paglalabas ng mala-year-ender post. Sinubukan kong i-wrap-up ang mga kaganapan ng buong taon. Isang #Throwback series ng mga isyu ng nagdaang taon batay sa hits na tinanggap mula sa mga mambabasa ng HRonlinePH.com.…

[Press Release] 1,000 kilometer, 40-day Climate Walk Marches to Ground Zero Tacloban on Typhoon Haiyan Anniversary

1,000 kilometer, 40-day Climate Walk led by Philippine Chief Negotiator for UN Climate Talks Marches to Ground Zero Tacloban on Typhoon Haiyan Anniversary Dubbed as the Climate Walk: A People’s Walk for Climate Justice, the march gathered various environmental groups, celebrities, government officials, faith groups, youth, and individuals[i] during its launch last October 2 in…

[Press Release] Workers in Leyte, still far from recovery a year after Haiyan -CTUHR

Workers in Leyte, still far from recovery a year after Haiyan Leyte–A year after Super Typhoon Haiyan battered Central Visayas, the working people of Leyte are still struggling to recover as poverty worsened with continued loss of jobs, lack of livelihood, inadequate government support and turtle-pace rehabilitation programs of the Aquino administration. Even those previously…

[Press Release] Celebrities Kylie Padilla and Mikael Daez and GMA team with Save the Children for Yolanda survivors

Celebrities Kylie Padilla and Mikael Daez and GMA team with Save the Children for Yolanda survivors Mikael Daez and Kylie Padilla today become official representatives of children’s charity Save the Children. The pair, who are GMA’s hottest young stars are the first Filipino representatives of the charity who internationally have ambassadors such as ‘Hollywood’ A-Listers,…

[Press release] Yolanda-hit villages declared as first ‘Zero Open Defecation’ barangays in Leyte -Save the Children

Yolanda-hit villages declared as first ‘Zero Open Defecation’ barangays in Leyte Western Leyte, Philippines (27 September 2014) – Today 7 Yolanda-hit barangays across 3 municipalities around Ormoc have been declared as first in the entire Leyte province to eradicate defecation in public– a practice known to cause contamination of water sources and diarrheal diseases. The…

[From the web] Disasters and inequality could stop the Philippines hitting child mortality MDG target, Save the Children says.

Disasters and inequality could stop the Philippines hitting child mortality MDG target, Save the Children says. MANILA, Philippines – August 18 marks 500 days until the Millennium Development Goals reach their conclusion and the Philippines looks set to miss the target for reducing preventable child deaths. The 2015 MDG 4 target for Philippines is 20 deaths…

[Statement] Alyansa Tigil Mina rejects Nickel Asia as development partner for Guiuan post-Yolanda rehabilitation

Anti-mining group rejects Nickel Asia as development partner for Guiuan post-Yolanda rehabilitation Alyansa Tigil Mina, a coalition of more than one hundred organizations that is challenging the current policy regime on mining in the country, is strongly opposing the designation of Nickel Asia Corporation as the lead private sector “development partner” for Guiuan, south of…

[Press Release] Leyte groups: Engage people in Yolanda rehab -PM

Leyte groups: Engage people in Yolanda rehab Informal workers associations in Leyte are asking the government to engage with people’s organizations in the planning and implementation of the Yolanda rehabilitation in the face of allegations of overpriced and substandard bunkhouses. “Aside from the opinions of experts, the participation of the people themselves is vital in…

[Statement] New year, old woes for teachers -TDC

New year, old woes for teachers As classes open today after more than two weeks of holiday break, the Teachers’ Dignity Coalition (TDC) enumerated some problems that they predict will continuously haunt public school teachers and the education sector for the coming year. Kidnapped teacher in Zamboanga. The vicious kidnapping cycle in the South strikes…

[Press Release] Group calls for transparency, people’s participation in Yolanda rehab plan -PM

Group calls for transparency, people’s participation in Yolanda rehab plan Amidst reports and allegations of overpriced and substandard temporary shelters for Yolanda survivors, the Region 8 chapter of Partido ng Manggagawa (PM) called for transparency and people’s participation in the implementation of the rehabilitation and reconstruction plan. “We are victims of disasters not once but…

[Event] #ProjectPagbangon concert series kicks off in Tacloban today -PMPI

#ProjectPagbangon concert series kicks off in Tacloban today The three-leg #ProjectPagbangon concert series for the survivors of Supertyphoon Yolanda in Visayas officially started today in Tacloban City, Leyte. The first leg was held at Sto. Niño Parish from 1:00 to 4:00 in the afternoon and quickly followed by a Eucharistic celebration. Entitled as “SANDUGO: Salu-salo…

[Press Release] Workers in Region 8 demand employment, people’s participation in Yolanda rehabilitation and reconstruction plan -PM

Workers in Region 8 demand employment, people’s participation in Yolanda rehabilitation and reconstruction plan Declaring they won’t beg and live on relief and aid forever, several associations of workers in the informal sector in Region 8 today launched a campaign demanding employment, social protection and people’s participation as bedrocks of Yolanda rehabilitation and reconstruction plan…

[Blog] Video-video din pag may time for Yolanda victims

Video-video din pag may time for Yolanda victims. Malikhain talaga tayong mga pinoy, akalain mo ‘yun ang daming video sa youtube na nalikha at ginamit upang ipaalam sa mundo ang mga nangyari, at siyempre makangalap ng tulong para sa mga biktima. Ilan sa mga video na aking tinutukoy ay hinaluan ng musika na ang iba…