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  • 23 Jun 2019- 08:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines A new Economics Working Paper from the Asian Development Bank examines the effect of climate change and a Phillippines island community’s adaptation strategies in the aftermath of a 7.2 earthquake and subsequent typhoons and drought.
  • 26 Jul 2017- 09:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines A report published July 14th by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in collaboration with the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research warns of potentially devastating consequences for the Asia Pacific region of unabated climate
  • 28 Sep 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines Thirty mines in the Philippines, including 18 nickel producers, have either been suspended or recommended for suspension for environmental violations in a government crackdown that has caused ructions in the world nickel market. The
  • 20 Jul 2016- 09:33 by Local Press Report MANILA Bloomberg The Philippines suspended the operations of Berong Nickel Corp., adding to the list of miners that the government has shuttered for failing to meet environmental and welfare standards. Mining in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao in
  • 21 Dec 2015- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines Philippine President Benigno Aquino III on December 18th declared a state of national calamity in the wake of Typhoon Melor (know in the Philippines as “Nona.”) The storm, which hit the island nation early last week, has killed at
  • 9 Nov 2015- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines The Philippines has made “significant” progress in rebuilding and increasing resilience to natural disaster in the two years since Super Typhoon Haiyan devastated parts of the country, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said
  • 12 Aug 2015- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines Asia is on the frontline of climate change impacts, which are likely to make it even harder for the region to meet its growing needs for food, energy, clean drinking water and sanitation, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) warned last
  • 29 Jun 2015- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines Climate change disproportionally affects poor people in the Asia-Pacific, increasing their poverty and exacerbating rising inequality in the region, according to a new report from the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Independent
  • 9 Dec 2014- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said it has stashed drinking water supplies, including water kits, hygiene kits, water pumps, generators, and water storage and treatment facilities, in warehouses in the cities of Tacloban
  • 8 Dec 2014- 09:59 by Local Press Report MANILA GMA News The Association of Southeast Asian Nations on Sunday called for food, water and family kits for Filipinos affected by Typhoon Ruby (Hagupit). ASEAN, a grouping of 10 Southeast Asian nations where the Philippines is a founding member, also said
  • 22 Aug 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines The Philippines will likely fail to achieve most of the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by the 2015 deadline, according to a new report by the country's National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) and the United
  • 13 Aug 2014- 09:38 by Local Press Report MANILA InterAksyon Brace for weak water pressure and possibly service interruptions in the fourth quarter of the year, as Maynilad Water Services Inc will draw down less from the Angat dam if El Nino strikes to ensure ample supply during summer next year. In
  • 17 Jul 2014- 10:26 by Local Press Report MANILA Dredging Today Five experts from the ‘Dutch Risk Reduction Team’, which includes Deltares, are visiting the Philippines right now. They are looking at what is needed to make the country more resilient so it can cope with the forces of nature in the
  • 13 Mar 2014- 09:35 by Local Press Report MANILA Philippine Star The Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed on Wednesday a $20-million grant to help 70 municipalities affected by typhoon Yolanda in the Philippines. “We have laid the groundwork to immediately put this assistance to use in cash-for-work
  • 18 Dec 2013- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines The Asian Development Bank (ADB) this week approved a $372.1 million USD loan and $20 million USD in grants to help restore basic social services and support rebuilding efforts in the Philippines in the wake of Super-Typhoon Haiyan,

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