Hundreds of contingents of People Surge, farmers from Western Samar such as Motyong, Hinabangan, Calbiga, and Pinabacdao, crossed San Juanico Bridge by marching late afternoon to early evening today, November 7. They are headed to Tacloban City where other survivors of disasters have been converging to mark the first year of Yolanda and demand justice…
Day: November 7, 2014
Fisherfolk and urban poor residents lambasted the Aquino administration for turning a blind eye on their rights and demands as it pushes for the grand sell out of Laguna Lake.
People Surge, along with other survivors groups and people’s mutual aid movements under the newly-formed Daluyong National Network of Disaster Survivors, are calling for the ouster of President Benigno Aquino III for his continuing “disastrous criminal negligence,” a full year after Yolanda.
IBON Survey | Yolanda-affected residents in Eastern Visayas — LGU, relatives first came to our aid after typhoon Yolanda
The survey, conducted by IBON in six provinces of hardest-hit Eastern Visayas, shows that immediate relief and rescue by the local government units (LGUs) was felt most by 59% of the 1,094 respondents.
In 2010, employees supported Dr. Jose Gonzales when he was unceremoniously removed as director of the Phil. General Hospital by the UP president. Now, they are calling for his ouster.
Instead of taking action to bring down their GHG emissions, these developed countries are even “blurring the line” between themselves and the developing countries, by putting the weight of responsibility equally to all.
By TILDE ACUÑA