IMF urged to create new trust to bolster work on climate resilience

2021-10-05T16:39:52+08:0004 Oct 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

by Andrea Shalal, editing by Aurora Ellis | October 4, 2021 | Published by Reuters | READ THE STORY HERE WASHINGTON, Oct 4 (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) should create a new instrument that lets richer countries channel their newly created IMF reserves to help a broader set of countries tackle the COVID-19 pandemic [...]

ICSC calls for coherence, sustainability of PH climate action

2021-07-22T18:10:15+08:0022 Jul 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

NGO also lauds DOE, DoTr leadership ahead of SONA MANILA, 22 July 2021 -- As build-up to President Rodrigo Duterte’s sixth and final State of the Nation Address (SONA) next week, the Cabinet cluster on climate change today outlined the administration’s legacy on climate action, disaster risk reduction, and renewable energy. Reacting to the pre-SONA [...]

Haiyan survivors lead in climate action as Trump pulls US out of Paris agreement

2019-11-08T19:05:10+08:0008 Nov 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

MANILA, 8 November 2019 – Six years after Haiyan (Yolanda) made landfall in the Philippines, survivors of the super typhoon are standing together to survive and thrive in the face of climate change. The local governments of Coron, Palawan; the three towns of Bantayan Island, Cebu; and Guiuan, Eastern Samar have collaborated on a joint [...]

Ahead of fifth Yolanda anniversary: Women lead solar-powered drill in Marabut, Samar

2019-02-09T23:31:58+08:0027 Oct 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

MARABUT, Samar, 27 October 2018 – Women leaders of Marabut lit the way for one hundred residents of this coastal town this afternoon by deploying solar-powered lights and charging devices during their evacuation drill at the Marabut municipal hall. They facilitated the typhoon and storm surge drill with the Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities, [...]

PHL, Pacific island nations meet to ramp up public health, climate action

2019-03-07T10:38:11+08:0026 Jul 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

Editor's Note: Below is the press release of the Climate Change Commission on President Rodrigo Duterte's statements urging for global climate action. He and Health Secretary Francisco Duque spoke on the need for public health promotion and disaster and climate resilience in vulnerable communities across the Pacific.   DAVAO CITY, 26 July 2018 – A historic [...]

#ResilientCities Asia-Pacific Day 3: Financing Urban Resilience

2019-06-11T10:00:19+08:0018 Feb 2015|Tags: , , |

By John Vincent Marin, ICLEI Southeast Asia Communications Officer After two days of learning about various perspectives and methodologies in building urban resilience, city leaders and delegates turned to one of the more pivotal issues in the field – that of financing resilience actions – in the penultimate plenary on Day 3 of Resilient Cities Asia-Pacific: [...]