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.
“We are against the way dredging is being implemented. It is irresponsible… We are against the deception and the lies that will hasten the dredging operation."
IN PHOTOS: Filipino climate activists in Manila and Glasgow march to demand justice and concrete ecological action
Today marks the 8th anniversary of the devastation of Super Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. More than a thousand people are still missing.
Artists and youth organizations from various parts of the Philippines took to walls Filipino communities’ demand for climate justice.
In June, at least 30 young people in the municipality established the ‘Zero Waste Youth Romblon’ or ZWY-Romblon that “aims to make positive changes in the environment.”
About 82% of respondents in the Philippines consider it as either “extremely important” or “very important”, one of the highest scores among those surveyed.
Bishop Bagaforo said Marcos “needs to address the plight of farmers versus imported agricultural products”