Contents with tag: Haiyan
As the country commemorates the second anniversary of supertyphoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan), a network of NGOs challenged presidential candidates to present their own disaster response agenda.
A consortium of non-government organizations branded the failure of government agencies to spend funds for disaster victims and to implement the much-need housing project as callous and immoral.
While the overall picture is far from ideal, there have been some signals that allow for a bit of optimism, especially as there is a need for urgent and immediate measures to ease the burden of climate impacts.
The Consortium for People’s Development – Disaster Response (CPD-DR), a national, multi-stakeholder consortium of development and humanitarian organizations that seek to facilitate the development of comprehensive community-based, and relevant people-oriented disaster risk reduction initiatives, will hold PAGLAUM: Experiences, Lessons Learned, and Best Practices from Typhoon Haiyan on November 6, Friday, from 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM at Bantayog ng mga Bayani Auditorium, Quezon City.
In commemoration of the first year of Typhoon Haiyan and to honor all the victims of the global climate crisis, we declare this day, November 8, as International Day for Climate-Affected Communities as we call on all climate-impacted communities and their organizations to unite in demanding justice and system change.
IBON International supports the Climate Walk led by Philippine climate change envoy Naderev Saño as they embark on a 40-day journey to pay homage to communities impacted by the climate crisis in the Philippines and all over the world, and to demand climate justice.
On November 11, 2013, the 19th Conference of Parties (COP19) on Climate Change opened in Warsaw, Poland. The top-level meeting of governments, with 195 member nations and global negotiators in attendance, were supposed to agree on the details of a new international and legally binding agreement to more effectively curb GHG emissions and eventually reduce global warming.