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DEPRIVE, a federation of people'sorganizations working with urban poor communities together with PHILSSA in Quezon City, hasalready pre-positioned their emergency response equipment in preparation for Typhoon Rolly. Photo Credit: PHILSSA/AKKMA
Oxfam and partners Humanitarian Response Consortium, Partnership of Philippine Support Service Agencies, Aksyon sa Kahandaan sa Kalamidad at Klima, People's Disaster Risk Reduction Network, Inc., and Community Organizers Multiversity are monitoring and preparing for the onslaught of Typhoon Rolly (...
It is almost cliché to say that the rich get richer and the poor get poorer. But it is a socio-economic reality that cannot be ignored. In the Philippines, statistics show that the number of billionaires and the wealth they accumulate is constantly rising while more and more people are living in...
The huge disparity between the rich and the poor is not only apparent in social status, but also in the way they affect climate. A study reveals that the wealthiest 10 percent of South East Asians, in countries like the Philippines, are responsible for a third of the national carbon consumptions,...