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Magnitude 5.9 aftershock rocks Surigao area

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One woman dies of a heart attack while at least 41 people are injured, civil defense officials say

MANILA, Philippines (Mar. 5, 2017) — One person was killed and several others injured on Sunday, March 5, when a powerful aftershock hit northeastern Mindanao, which is still recovering from a quake last month, authorities said. Continue reading Magnitude 5.9 aftershock rocks Surigao area

Tropical Depression Auring makes landfall in Siargao

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Satellite image as of January 8, 5 pm. Image courtesy of NOAA

Auring maintains its strength as it hits land, with maximum winds of up to 55 km/h and gustiness of up to 70 km/h

MANILA, Philippines (Jan. 8, 2017) — Tropical Depression Auring made landfall in Siargao Island on Sunday afternoon, January 8.  Continue reading Tropical Depression Auring makes landfall in Siargao

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