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Manila residents express solidarity with Yolanda 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…

Youth groups hold mud-protest seeking justice for Yolanda victims

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…

Yolanda survivors set a week of protest vs Aquino-led ‘Gang of 5’

Today, the survivors of Yolanda’s wrath are also finding it difficult to get back on their feet, not only because they lack appropriate services from the government — on the contrary they are being “evicted” and forced to accept loans or “cosmetic” solutions of short-term jobs – they also have to contend with increased military deployment.