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Climate change caused 15 disasters costing over $1B this year – charity

Dec 28, 2019 - 11:18 AM

British charity Christian Aid says if the countries do not reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, people around the world 'will continue to pay the price'

'SAVE THE EARTH.' A participants holds up a placard to call for action on climate change during a march in Tokyo on November 29, 2019. Photo by Charly Triballeu/AFP

Meet the Pope's new envoy to the Philippines

Nov 23, 2017 - 10:56 AM

'Please help me do my mission,' says the new papal nuncio, Archbishop Gabriele Giordano Caccia, in his first public appearance at the Manila Cathedral

VATICAN AMBASSADOR. Archbishop Gabriele Giordano Caccia, the new papal nuncio to the Philippines, makes his first public appearance at the Manila Cathedral on November 22, 2017. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Water sanitation 'crucial' for new resettlement areas

Sep 11, 2016 - 1:45 PM

An aid group working on post Yolanda rehabilitation project says clean water sanitation is usually overlooked in disaster hit areas

CLEAN WATER. Residents in the island-village of Taloto-an enjoy clean water from the solar filtration system built by Iloilo CODE and Christian Aid. Photo by David Lozada/ Rappler

‘For the next generation’: Iloilo fishermen take lead in coastal management

Sep 04, 2016 - 9:04 AM

From creating artificial reefs to planting mangroves fisherfolk in Iloilo s northern towns lead efforts in coastal management to make the sea sustainable for their children

REPLENISHING RESOURCES. Jackstone-type artificial reefs lie on the shores of Barangay Bancal in Carles town. These serve as breeding grounds once immersed under water. Photo by David Lozada/ Rappler

Students in Iloilo island-village brave sea to get to school

Aug 29, 2016 - 11:17 AM

More than 70 of Tinigban Elementary School s 24 students ride the waves everyday to reach their dreams of finishing school

NO EXCUSES. Students from Sitio Tubig Manok brave the sea everyday to get to their school, Tinigban Elementary School. Photo by David Lozada/ Rappler

Yolanda survivors in northern Iloilo finally have homes

Aug 27, 2016 - 11:00 AM

Almost 3 years after Super Typhoon Yolanda hit Iloilo survivors of northern Iloilo can now leave their makeshift houses and move to safer homes

‘Guardians of the sea’: The fisherfolk of northern Iloilo

Aug 21, 2016 - 9:30 AM

Fishing villages in Carles town in northern Iloilo are able to eliminate daytime illegal fishing and decrease nighttime illegal activities Here s how

ILLEGAL. Fishermen in Barangay Poblacion, Carles town haul illegal fishing nets they caught on patrol. Photo by David Lozada/ Rappler

Livelihood scheme teaches Yolanda survivors better financial management

Jul 10, 2016 - 1:04 PM

Community Managed Savings and Credit Association or COMSCA is a community managed initiative where groups in the community mobilize and manage their own savings and provide loans to members

NORMALCY. Typhoon Yolanda survivors in Estancia, Iloilo attend a program on financial management. Photo by Ted Aldwin Ong/ Rappler

The Paris Agreement and PH's fossil fuel industry

May 24, 2016 - 11:13 AM

The most effective way to reduce the impact of the fossil fuel industry in the Philippines is to convince investors to shift their investments from fossil fuels to renewable energy

Climate pact: The rocky road to Paris... and beyond

Oct 24, 2015 - 8:39 AM

The climate pledges made so far are insufficient and it is therefore essential to have a mechanism for ratcheting up those pledges every 5 years says Martin Kaiser of Greenpeace

ROAD TO PARIS. Delegates seen during the United Nations (UN) climate conference in Bonn, Germany, 20 October 2015. The conference is held in preparation for the UN Climate Change Conference to be held in Paris, France, from November 30 to December 11, 2015. Photo by Oliver Berg/EPA

How 'mindfulness' helps us deal with high-stress jobs

Sep 18, 2015 - 1:03 PM

Humanitarian work is not easy so how do the people who help survivors survive their own jobs?

Nepal hospitals overflowing, rural towns cut off: aid groups

Apr 26, 2015 - 10:06 PM

Aid pours in for earthquake stricken Nepal as the death toll surpasses 2 300

URGENT. Injured people wait for medical treatment after an earthquake struck Nepal, at Bir Hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal, 26 April 2015. Photo by Narendra Shrestha/EPA

Disaster recovery starts with 'resilient governance'

Mar 12, 2015 - 11:35 AM

Western Visayas humanitarian groups form a network that introduces inclusive community based disaster risk reduction to more communities and advocates changes in disaster management policies

REBUILDING WITH LITTLE. Residents of Antique try to rebuild what's left of houses washed away by Typhoon Yolanda. They need honest-to-goodness construction materials. Photo by Anthony Mondragon

14,500 Yolanda survivors still in tents after SONA

Jul 30, 2014 - 2:09 PM

These communities are being exposed to tremendous risk and uncertainty aid groups say after the President trumpeted efforts for Yolanda survivors

LIVE BLOG: Civil society summit on disaster risk reduction

Mar 26, 2014 - 12:51 PM

What should the government and civil society do to prevent another disaster like typhoon Yolanda?

British among 'Sendong' fatalities - report

Dec 20, 2011 - 3:27 PM

Charity organizations in the UK are appealing to public for help for Sendong victims