The Office of Civil Defense has clarified that the affected families encompass both those displaced and those not requiring relocation from their residences
Caritas Philippines urged the government “to channel its efforts into tangible actions” that provide for the people and “contribute to a just and equitable society”.
“Malaynons and Akeanons are well aware that the Napaan River Watershed was damaged during phase one, and the company has yet to be held accountable"
“It is outrageous for the DOJ to come out with a decision that essentially legitimizes the continued attacks against environmental defenders"
Montallana said the public officials “must be held accountable” for the cutting of trees and the destruction of the mountain