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Are indigenous Filipinos being murdered for anti-mine activism?

Are indigenous Filipinos being murdered for anti-mine activism?

February 26, 2016 0

Indigenous people in the southern Philippines are caught in the middle of a violent struggle between an array of armed groups.

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El Niño hits Philippines farmers with drought, rats

El Niño hits Philippines farmers with drought, rats

February 19, 2016 0

Abogantao Saiduna looked across his parched field.

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Australia looks to Philippines to solve refugee conundrum

Australia looks to Philippines to solve refugee conundrum

October 14, 2015 0

BANGKOK 14 October 2015 (IRIN) - With the failure of its scheme to resettle refugees in Cambodia and growing concerns about its offshore detention centres, the Australian government is hoping the elusive solution

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Ferry sinking highlights safety gaps in storm-battered Philippines

Ferry sinking highlights safety gaps in storm-battered Philippines

July 3, 2015 0

MANILIA 03 July 2015 (IRIN) - This week’s sinking of a ferry in the Philippines, at a cost of 40 lives, has given added urgency a to calls for a probe of the

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Making accountability accountable

Making accountability accountable

carolyn.simon@hrc.org June 10, 2015 0

LONDON 10 June 2015 (IRIN) - Who are the clients of aid agencies? Is it the donors, who pay the bills, or the people being helped? For all the talk of participation and

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Is the Philippines about to miss its chance at peace?

Is the Philippines about to miss its chance at peace?

June 4, 2015 0

MANILA 04 June 2015 (IRIN) - After almost 30 years of fighting, the government in the Philippines signed a peace agreement last year with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF). With a bill

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Philippines strives to end recruitment of child soldiers

Philippines strives to end recruitment of child soldiers

May 20, 2015 0

MANILA 20 May 2015 (IRIN) - The Philippines government has taken steps to make good on its pledged to stop the use of child soldiers by all official and non-state armed groups.

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Noul hits, but Philippines learns the lessons of Haiyan

Noul hits, but Philippines learns the lessons of Haiyan

carolyn.simon@hrc.org May 11, 2015 0

MANILA 11 May 2015 (IRIN) - Powerful Typhoon Noul slammed into the the Philippines late Sunday, but the damage was less severe than some had feared. Officials say lessons learned in the wake

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Accountability after Haiyan

Accountability after Haiyan

dan.rafter@hrc.org January 21, 2015 0

LONDON 21 January 2015 (IRIN) - When Typhoon Haiyan swept across the central Philippines in November 2013, the emergency response was a test case for the aid industry's aspiration to be accountable to

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From Haiyan to Hagupit – what changed?

From Haiyan to Hagupit – what changed?

December 8, 2014 0

MANILA 08 December 2014 (IRIN) - On the second full day of operations responding to what entered the Philippines as Typhoon Hagupit - since downgraded to a tropical storm - national officials say

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