Eastern Samar

Frontlines of climate impacts, forefront of action

2019-05-24T15:28:53+08:0024 May 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

by Isabella Ann Mendoza

ICSC’s climate policy team, in partnership with CORDAID, has been working closely with the municipalities of Guiuan, Eastern Samar; Santa Fe, Bantayan Island, Cebu; and Coron, Palawan to help develop their local plans in response to the adverse impacts of climate change.

The biggest […]

Hibabro-an han kalakat (Journey of knowledge)

2019-05-29T18:20:31+08:0023 May 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

by Kenneth Lopez

The Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities (ICSC) together with the Salcedo, Eastern Samar-based women’s group KAKASA Federation organized a learning visit last April 23-24, 2019 among various women’s groups in their province.

Top photo: ICSC’s Kenneth Lopez (left) and Orland Quesada (right) […]

A brighter and greener future after Yolanda

2019-06-11T15:18:33+08:0012 Sep 2015|Tags: , , , , , , |

 

by Lottie Salarda
Originally published in Manilatimes.net

The use of solar power and other renewable energy sources, like solar or wind, is not common to the people of Eastern Visayas, until typhoon Yolanda hit the region November 2013.

Several international organizations donated solar lamps to families living in tent cities and shanties. The […]