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Does the Philippines have enough funds to deal with disasters

funds for disaster
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Typhoon season is underway in the Philippines, and some officials warn the funds for handling calamities may not be enough

MANILA, Philippines (Jul. 12, 2017) — Are there enough funds for disaster management in 2017? Continue reading Does the Philippines have enough funds to deal with disasters

A test for local climate adaptation

fisherman say they have little knowledge of the impacts of climate change
PREPARED FOR CLIMATE CHANGE? Lanuza residents living near the coast, like this fisherman say they have little knowledge of the impacts of climate change except that, when a typhoon is coming, they should heed the instructions of local authorities. Photo credit: VJ Villafranca/Oxfam

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