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#StoryOfTheNation: Where is the change?

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Ahead of President Duterte’s second State of the Nation Address, MovePH asks the public to help shed light on the untold stories of the nation through the #StoryofTheNation campaign

MANILA, Philippines (Jul. 24, 2017) — During the 2016 presidential elections, Maya served as the local campaigner for the then aspiring president Rodrigo Duterte in the province of Cavite. Continue reading #StoryOfTheNation: Where is the change?

How Tagbanua communities in Coron recovered from Yolanda

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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

More Lumad flee homes amid harassment

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UNDER THREAT. Datu Cris Olaño, a Lumad leader, expresses his concerns during a congressional inquiry on January 29, 2016. Photo by Editha Z. Caduaya/Rappler
Lumad from Davao del Norte claim that military and paramilitary forces still threaten their community

DAVAO CITY, Philippines (Jan. 31, 2016) — Indigenous peoples from a village in Talaingod, Davao del Norte again expressed concerns about the alleged harassment by military and paramilitary forces in their area.

Continue reading More Lumad flee homes amid harassment