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How Tagbanua communities in Coron recovered from Yolanda

tagbanua residents map hazards in their community after super typhoon yolanda
RISK ASSESSMENT. Tagbanua residents map hazards in their community after super typhoon Yolanda with the help of CordAid and Samdhana Institute. Photo courtesy of Samdhana Institute

‘They have an indigenous structure that is more resilient to typhoons compared to the models that were introduced by other agencies,’ an NGO says

PALAWAN, Philippines (Jan. 21, 2017) — Civil society groups and government units working in the town of Coron in Palawan province are using indigenous peoples’ (IP) old knowledge on the environment and disasters to ensure their communities are climate change resilient. Continue reading How Tagbanua communities in Coron recovered from Yolanda

Nickelodeon park: Palawan execs say oceans not ‘private’ properties

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The local government of Coron, a tourism town in northern Palawan, says it has yet to receive an application or official communication from the private developer of an underwater attraction

PALAWAN, Philippines (Jan. 12, 2017) — The local government of Coron, a tourism town in northern Palawan, said on Thursday, January 12, it had yet to receive any official communication from the private developer which earlier announced plans to build a resort in the area featuring underwater attractions.  Continue reading Nickelodeon park: Palawan execs say oceans not ‘private’ properties