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Aug 17


Letter to the Editor: On Pres. Duterte’s State of the Nation Address

We, in the Climate Change Network for Community-based Initiatives, are hoping that President Duterte translates his tough words against the plunderers of the environment in his SONA into tough actions. In his one year in office, we have been used to hearing the President issuing stern warnings to big local and foreign mining ...

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Jul 17


Situation Report: Leyte Earthquake

On 6 July 2017, a major tremor hit Northern Leyte, leaving hundreds of families homeless. Aftershocks continue to rock the region. Click on the link below for our Situation Reports. Donations in cash or kind are welcomed. July 13 report: SitRep_LeyteQuake_7132017 July 11 report: SitRep2_LeyteQuake_7112017 July 7 report: ...

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Jun 17


Humanitarian Crisis: A Situation Report on the Marawi IDPs *updated*

“The latest figures released by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) show that the number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) has reached 68,512 families (334,304 individuals). They are sheltered in 83 registered evacuation centers. Meanwhile, those who opted to seek refuge in the homes of relatives or ...

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Mar 17


Adelina: a story of a woman’s resilience

While walking down the barrio road doing photo documentation, a smiling old woman approaches. I am disarmed by her smile but immediately became sheepish when she says her gentle reproach. “I wasn’t on the list,” she says. She is referring to the beneficiary list for shelter kits that are at that moment being distributed in […]

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