The grave disregard of this government toward the welfare of poor communities and the environment will result in many more disasters, especially now that the climate crisis is getting worse.
How to concretely pursue or how to go about the integration of humanitarian and developmental programming, with resiliency as an overarching strategy, is what we need to focus on in our sustained response. I
Thousands of residents in Surigao City call for help as their basic human rights – food, water, shelter – are in scarce supply following Typhoon Odette and the worsening climate crisis.
A nickel mine is on the brink of a major expansion in Mt. Bulanjao, a rainforest system considered by indigenous peoples as their ancestral home and protected by a Palawan conservation law.
The Iloilo River, which was on the brink of being “biologically dead” a decade ago, is again teeming with marine life and biodiversity. Two tributary creeks – Dungon Creek and Calajunan Creek – threaten the health of the rest of the waterway, however.