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Coal import dependence to worsen energy security in Southeast Asia – Greenpeace

Following the Indonesian government’s decision to ease its temporary ban on coal export, environmental organization Greenpeace Southeast Asia warned that more energy crises will arise if governments continue their dependence on fossil fuel imports.

Greenpeace raises alarm as climate crisis continues to threaten ‘Odette’ survivors

As orange and red rainfall warnings were raised Wednesday in areas still recovering from Typhoon Odette , Greenpeace called on the Philippine government for a comprehensive blueprint to address the climate emergency at home, including phasing out fossil fuels and demanding stronger climate action from rich nations.

Tabang Caraga for Mindanao communities ravaged by #OdettePH launched

Almost 12,000 households benefitted from the joint relief operation dubbed “Tabang Caraga” launched by three mining companies along with a non-government organization in order to help victims of Typhoon Odette.

Greenpeace: lack of strong climate action in the face of supertyphoons unacceptable

Amid relief and recovery efforts in the wake of Typhoon Rai (local name Odette), Greenpeace Philippines demanded an end to fossil fuels, and stronger climate action from rich nations, including compensation for loss and damage, aside from more money for climate finance.

96% of 2GO employees get vaccinated

In its continuing commitment to provide a safe working environment and help fight the coronavirus disease, 2GO Group, Inc., the Philippine’s largest transportation and logistics provider, offered free COVID-19 vaccines to its employees, and has completed its vaccination drive.

TVIRD, Zambo Sur town provide relief to flood victims

The Filipino’s bayanihan spirit of unity and cooperation was experienced once again by the residents of Bayog town in Zamboanga del Sur badly hit by the floods and incessant rains brought by a low-pressure area (LPA) off Surigao del Sur on November 16. 

#OdettePH flattens village as residents scramble for food

Surigao City survivors face further adversity in the wake of Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai) as they find themselves homeless right before the holidays.

#OdettePH renders thousands homeless before Christmas

Residents of Brgys. Trinidad and Taft, Surigao City, recover what’s left of their homes as Typhoon Odette flattens communities right before the holidays. Survivors also continue to clamor for food and water as supplies run dry.

CHR urged to stand with communities, don’t delay climate justice

Ahead of International Human Rights Day, climate activists, typhoon survivors, farmers, and fisherfolk trooped to the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) to demand the issuance of the long-delayed report on the world’s first National Inquiry on Climate Change (NICC).

EU commits P1B to support PH efforts to improve access to justice for all Filipinos

The European Union, in partnership with the Philippine Government, launched the second phase of its Justice Sector Reform Programme: Governance in Justice (GOJUST).