About the blogger

Anna Abad

Anna is a Climate Justice Campaigner at Greenpeace Southeast Asia - Philippines.

  • Cries of injustice from an island far away

    Blogpost by Anna Abad - June 24, 2015 at 17:17

    "Why us? What did we ever do to deserve this?"

    These were the words said by Claire Anterea, from Kiribati, as she narrated her terrifying experience of Cyclone Pam during a recent climate justice and human rights workshop held in Vanuatu. Claire was ... Read more >

  • “Safeguard creation because, if we destroy it, it will destroy us. Never forget this,” said Pope Francis, a staunch advocate for the environment. A revolutionary Pontiff, His Holiness has shown strong commitment on the issue of climate change, so much...

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  • © CARE/PETER CATON

    On November 8, 2013 the world stood still and witnessed the largest tropical cyclone ever recorded in history make landfall in Tacloban, Philippines. The scale and magnitude of the damage it left behind was unprecedented and shocking, killing thousa... Read more >

  • The storms of December

    Blogpost by Anna Abad - December 16, 2012 at 14:54

    In the wee hours of December 5, 2012, Typhoon Bopha (locally knows as Typhoon Pablo) pounded on Mindanao, leaving a trail of destruction in New Bataan, Compostela Valley and the coastal areas of Baganga, Cateel and Boston.

    I visited the area a week... Read more >

  • Aquino's moral imperative

    Blogpost by Anna Abad - October 30, 2012 at 12:05

    In 2011, the Philippines topped the list of the most disaster-prone countries in the world. The distinction is confirmed by the series of weather-related calamities that was endured by the country last year, and which claimed over 3,000 lives, affe... Read more >

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