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Vote! #RenameHagupit

Blog entry by Stephanie Brancaforte | December 6, 2014

Typhoon Hagupit is barreling toward the Philippines, a year almost to the day since supertyphoon Haiyan killed thousands and devastated an entire city. While we can't directly attribute any one superstorm to climate change, we do know...

From typhoon hit Philippines, a call for climate justice

Blog entry by Aaron Gray-Block | December 11, 2014

Smashed houses, fallen trees and streets littered with debris greeted us when Greenpeace arrived in Dolores, Eastern Samar, on Tuesday after Typhoon Hagupit made a direct hit on the seaside town. Much of the region's crops had been...

Filipino farmers share 'seeds of hope'

Blog entry by Wilhelmina Pelegrina | December 21, 2014

Ecological farmers in the Philippines have pooled their expertise and resources and travelled close to 600 km (370 miles) to help farmers in Dolores, Eastern Samar, get back on their feet following Typhoon Hagupit. Communities were...

Typhoon Hagupit makes landfall in the Philippines

Press release | December 7, 2014 at 0:09

Manila, Philippines, 6 December 2014 – Typhoon Hagupit has made landfall in Dolores, Eastern Samar in the Philippines at around 9:15pm local time on Saturday, the official Philippine meteorological bureau PAGASA said.

Greenpeace reaches out to Eastern Samar with portable solar systems

Press release | December 12, 2014 at 12:30

Eastern Samar, Philippines— Following the Greenpeace solidarity visit and quick assessment of Laiya, Batangas and Dolores, Eastern Samar, today Greenpeace staff and volunteers were able to deliver 40 portable systems capable of providing 30 to 50...

Dolores farmers recovering from Typhoon Ruby, brace for onset of El Niño

Press release | March 29, 2015 at 12:33

Quezon City, Philippines – Just over three months after Typhoon Ruby struck the municipality of Dolores in Eastern Samar, many of the region’s farmers are now on the road to recovery and harvesting new crops following a farmer-to-farmer organic...

Nature does not negotiate: climate catastrophe is with us now!

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | December 7, 2014

As Typhoon Hagupit hits the Philippines, one of the biggest peacetime evacuations in history has been launched to prevent a repeat of the massive loss of life which devastated communities when Super Typhoon Haiyan hit the same area...

Much ado about MINGO—lifesaving food packets

Blog entry by Virginia Benosa-Llorin | March 17, 2015

Let’s face it, the Philippines is a country more prone to natural calamities and disasters. A recently published report by the risk analysis firm Verisk Maplecroft said that the Philippines has, unfortunately,  21 out of 100 cities...

Greenpeace makes solidarity visit to Dolores, Samar, ground zero of Typhoon Hagupit

Press release | December 10, 2014 at 14:33

Dolores, Eastern Samar, Philippines – Greenpeace has made a visit of solidarity to Dolores in Eastern Samar where Typhoon Hagupit made landfall in the Philippines before weaving a destructive path across the country and displacing more than a...

Balaynihan for Dolores, Samar gets underway

Press release | December 15, 2014 at 18:46

Negros Oriental, Philippines - A group of ecological farming practitioners and advocates have pooled their expertise and resources to help other farmers in typhoon-stricken Dolores, Eastern Samar. Farmers from Cebu, Bohol and Negros, gathered...

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