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Time to act on food and climate justice

by: Jed Alegado Three weeks from now, all eyes will be in New York City as the world’s heads of state, representatives of the private sector, and civil society will meet in a one-day climate summit hosted by United Nations

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Humanitarian Heroes: Duoi Ampilan

by: Gabriela Luz Duoi Ampilan, a former educator turned humanitarian worker during the eruption of conflict in 2002 in Mindanao, is now a veteran of emergencies both here and abroad.  

Posted in Bloggers, Haiyan

Humanitarian Heroes: Annie Dadulla

by: Daniel Ceeline Ramonal “Ano iton aton bubuhatun?” (What will we do?) That was the first thing that Annie Dadulla, 35, remembered asking her family and some neighbors who took refuge in her house in Sitio Alimasag, Barangay 88 minutes

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Talkback Thursday: A race against time

Text and Photos by Jane Beesley When Typhoon Haiyan, locally known as ‘Yolanda’, struck the central Philippines on 8 November 2013 more than 6,000 people died. The impact of the typhoon and the tsunami like storm surge left a further

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Three Haiyan response teams collab for the “Peepoo bags trial”

by Jane Beesley  Barangay 42A in Tacloban City is highly congested.  The typhoon left families with badly damaged homes, lost livelihoods and a huge amount of debris.  Before Typhoon Yolanda, many families didn’t have access to toilets resorting to ‘flying

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Recovering the ‘tree of life’

By Jane Beesley

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Christmas and a mango tree

Written by Cherian Mathews, Regional Director of Oxfam Great Britain in Asia. There was a heavy downpour in Tacloban when Oxfam just started its hygiene kit distribution. There were around 500 people who had had been identified and given prior

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Women’s privacy- a priority

Video Blog by Shafqat Munir, Asia Regional Rights in Crisis Coordinator

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