Tags: Yolanda survivors

Instead of receiving gov’t assistance, Yolanda survivors being harassed, killed by soldiers

“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 protest lack of govt assistance

Thousands of Yolanda (international name Haiyan) survivors marched along the streets of Tacloban on Jan. 25 to protest the lack of government assistance they are receiving, three months after the supertyphoon hit the province. “This is a people surge — a swelling of the people demanding justice for Yolanda victims and asserting their right to…