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Strong early morning earthquake jolts Mindanao

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CRACKED OPEN. A photo taken by Maeshel Halina and shared by Joanne Tagros shows a damaged road in Kalilangan, Bukidnon, after the magnitude 6.0 earthquake in the area on April 12, 2017. Photo courtesy of Maeshel Halina/Joanne Tagros through Bobby Lagsa

The magnitude 6.0 earthquake caused property damage and power outages in Lanao del Sur, the provincial government says

MANILA, Philippines (Apr. 12, 2017) — A strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake rocked Mindanao early Wednesday morning, April 12, with the tremor being felt across the island. Continue reading Strong early morning earthquake jolts Mindanao

DSWD holds dialogue with Bukidnon farmers affected by El Niño

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EL NIÑO. DWSD Field Office Region X signs an agreement with Bukidnon farmers to expedite rice aid to El Niño-affected farmers. Photo from DSWD

The DSWD and the group of farmers sign a covenant to expedite the distribution of aid among El Niño-affected farmers in Bukidnon

MANILA, Philippines (July 28, 2016) — What happened to the Bukidnon farmers gravely affected by the drought earlier this year?  Continue reading DSWD holds dialogue with Bukidnon farmers affected by El Niño

IP leaders hold tribal ritual to save Mt Apo

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PRESERVATION. Several IP groups hold a special ritual to save Mt Apo. All photos by Editha Z. Caduaya

During the sacred ritual which sought forgiveness from the tribes’ ancestors for the disrespect of Mt Apo, North Cotabato 2nd District Representative Nancy Catamco is named a Diwata or protector

KIDAPAWAN CITY, Philippines (May 24, 2016) — It was an hour before the sun shined on Friday, May 20, when spiritual and tribal elders from the 8 ethnic groups living around Mount Apo joined forces to save their sacred land which they call Apo Sandawa. Continue reading IP leaders hold tribal ritual to save Mt Apo

Water as precious as gold in Bukidnon

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THIRSTY COMMUNITY. People from remote places in Bukidnon face a long trudge to the water source because of the drought and the costliness of providing access. Image courtesy of World Vision Philippines
In remote places like Bgy. Butong, risks associated with the lack of access to water are more pronounced because of the drought

MANILA, Philippines (Mar. 22, 2016) — The sun is about to settle down, so Reynante Lago, 22, immediately parked his motorcycle in a vacant space parallel to the vast sugarcane plantation in Quezon, one of the towns in Bukidnon.

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