For remote communities in Batanes, weathering typhoons is nothing new, but climate change threatens to uproot their homes and destroy their livelihoods. Watch this 360 video on how communities in Itbayat are facing their new normal
ITBAYAT, Batanes (Mar 1, 2017) — Batanes has endured centuries of strong typhoons as it lies along the typhoon belt in the Pacific but the intensity of super typhoon Ferdie (international name: Meranti), which hit the picturesque island province in September 2016, caught communities there off-guard. Continue reading Batanes: Facing the new normal of climate change→
What does local climate change adaptation look like? Two LGUs in Mindanao will now be able to carry out local adaptation projects funded by the People’s Survival Fund
November 30, 2016 — On Friday, the board of the People’s Survival Fund (PSF), a special annual fund in the National Treasury intended to finance local climate change adaptation initiatives, announced that it has given the green light for two projects in Mindanao. Continue reading A test for local climate adaptation→
Hopes that more survivors would be found in the heaps of rubble and twisted metal that used to buildings wane at the crucial 3-day point after the disaster
PEDERNALES, Ecuador (Apr. 20, 2016) — International rescuers and aid groups rushed on Tuesday, April 19, to help victims of Ecuador’s earthquake as searchers dug for families trapped in rubble 3 days after the disaster that killed more than 400 people.