Palawan folk fight for future as world scrambles for critical minerals
by Gaea Katreena Cabico and Rachel Ganancial This story was supported by Climate Tracker Asia, and Oxfam Pilipinas. It was published in Philippine Star on December 3, 2023. BROOKE’S POINT, Philippines — Moharen Tambiling, an indigenous Palaw’an, was once a supporter of a nickel mine on their ancestral land in southern Palawan. He was initially […]
Various government agencies, civil society organizations, and youth groups pushed for the wider information dissemination and implementation of the Prohibition of Child Marriage (PCM) Law in the country on Thursday. The call is also timely following the recent prosecution of the Socorro “cult” leaders and members involved in the facilitation and solemnization of forced marriages […]
At least 852 families in flood-prone barangays in Dolores town in Eastern Samar received preemptive cash assistance from the local government in anticipation of the potential impacts of the shear line and low-pressure area last November 18. The initiative was a proactive disaster preparedness measure by the local government of Dolores to help vulnerable communities […]
Oxfam Pilipinas reaffirms its unwavering commitment to the localization agenda through Patas na Bukas; A Partners’ Conference and Launch event attended by over 200 participants from all over the country. The conference explored Oxfam Pilipinas’ evolving role in its partnerships with various stakeholders and allies. With its new status as a national organization, Oxfam Pilipinas […]
The richest 1 percent of the world’s population produced as much carbon pollution in 2019 than the five billion people who made up the poorest two-thirds of humanity, reveals a new Oxfam report today. It comes ahead of the UN climate summit in Dubai amid growing fears that the 1.5°C target for curtailing rising temperatures […]
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