“Typhoon Yolanda tested our commitment.”
“Instead of adequately addressing the sustainable livelihood needs of the farmers, the government trample upon the economic and human rights of the farmers. Following reports of indiscriminate firing from the military, farmers are forced to flee from their homes and sources of livelihood.”
Yolanda survivors criticized the Aquino government’s privatized rehabilitation which puts premium on big businesses over the interest of the poor disaster survivors.
MANILA — Environmental advocates, climate activists, breastfeeding mothers and artists joined together in marking the first anniversary of typhoon Yolanda (international name Haiyan). Organized by environmental group Kalikasan PNE, the activities at the Quezon City Memorial Circle, Nov. 8, were dubbed as Metro Manila Surge and a part of the Global Day of Solidarity for…
“One year after, thousands of our kababayans in Yolanda-hit areas find it difficult to recover from the tragedy, receiving little or no aid from government. They remain insecure in their temporary shelter and have no means for sustainable livelihood.”
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MANILA – Different youth groups held a mud-protest in solidarity wit the survivors of typhoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan) on Nov. 7, Friday, on the eve of its first anniversary. Youth and students from the College Editors Guild of the Philippines (CEGP) joined by labor group Kilusang Mayo Uno marched from Morayta to Chino Roces…