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Rappler's latest stories on CCA


1,715 towns and cities reminded of available People's Survival Fund

Jun 08, 2016 - 9:23 PM

The Climate Change Commission needs to disburse about P2 billion 43 4 million of this special fund

LESS THAN A HUNDRED. Climate Change Commission Secretary Emmanuel de Guzman (center) gestures as he explains that less than a handful of LGUs all over the country have accessed the People's Survival Fund (PSF), a P1-billion-peso annual budget for climate change mitigation projects. With de Guzman is father Robert Yap (left), President of Xavier University-Ateneo de Cagayan, Ruel Cabile Coordinator of Aksyon Klima (2nd to the right) and Alexis Lapuz, CCC commissioner. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/

Rappler and Oxfam launch climate change platform for voters

Apr 27, 2016 - 3:23 PM

Oxfam has teamed up with Rappler to bring Filipinos information about the most crucial Climate Change issues and where each Presidential candidate stands

Image courtesy Genevive Estacaan/Oxfam

IN NUMBERS: Typhoons in the Philippines and the 2016 polls

Mar 19, 2016 - 11:00 AM

As the May elections draw near it s important for voters to understand how vulnerable they are and how critical leaders who are knowledgeable about disaster management are

Water level of Cagayan River continues to rise on Monday, October 19, causing more villages to submerge in floodwaters. Photo by Jay-ar DS Paringit

TIMELINE: PH policies on climate change and disaster management

Nov 01, 2015 - 4:28 PM

Learn about relevant policies on climate change and disaster management in the Philippines

LGUs frustrated over delayed use of People’s Survival Fund

May 30, 2015 - 1:22 PM

As climate change and disasters have a huge negative impact on agriculture how do our local chief executives respond to this reality?

AGREEMENT SIGNING. LGUs, Rice Watch Network and PAGASA signed a memorandum of agreement to build weather stations and to build climate resiliency field school in their towns. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

Bearing the cost of climate adaptation: Hollande's historic opportunity

Mar 02, 2015 - 12:21 PM

How much does it really cost to adapt to climate change in the Philippines? After 2 3 years of working with local governments and vulnerable communities in Mindanao we now have an answer

Shared experience: PH, Indonesia team up for disaster preparedness

Jul 10, 2014 - 9:37 PM

Both located along the Pacific Ring of Fire a belt of active volcanoes and fault lines the Philippines and Indonesia are on the front lines of disasters

LEARNING. An Indonesian expert talks about success indicators of disaster resilience during the conference. All photos from Give2Asia

Tanay Mountaineers: A model of youth empowerment

May 08, 2014 - 10:07 PM

Young mountaineers give back to their community by training the community members on disaster preparedness and response

ALWAYS READY. Roxanne Hernandez is on call for any disaster or emergency in Tanay, Rizal. Photo by David Lozada/ Rappler