Posts by tag: davao oriental

9 years ago

RALLY FOR COLLEAGUES

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Members of environment group Panalipdan and Bagong Alyansang Makabayan take to the streets Saturday to condemn the military for harassing the delegates of the April 18-20 National Humanitarian and FactFinding Mission in Barangay Binondo, Baganga, Davao Oriental. (davaotoday.com photo by Ace R. Morandante)

9 years ago

Stranded Pablo mission rescued, military blamed

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By JOHN RIZLE L. SALIGUMBA

Davao Today

Karapatan secretary general Cristina Palabay assailed the military’s action as it “shows the government’s desperation to cover up the situation of the victims of typhoon Pablo– the neglect of the victims’ needs, the corruption in its relief and rehabilitation efforts, and worst, the harassment of people who exposed these, leading to the killing of Cristina Jose, the leader of the Pablo victims’ organization.”

9 years ago

Pablo relief mission stranded due to military harassment

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By JOHN RIZLE L. SALIGUMBA

Davao Today

Missioners were already on their way back to the town center from Sitio Limot in Barangay Binondo, the site of their relief mission, when their contingent met a roadblock allegedly set up by members of the Philippine Army’s 67thInfantry Battalion. The missioners are forced to spend the night in Sitio Cabuyao Nursery, Barangay Binondo in Baganga, the site of the infamous “Baganga Massacre” that killed three children in August 2002 when military allegedly strafed a house of the resident where members of the New People’s Army (NPA) were believed to be staying.

10 years ago

More irregularities in DSWD rehab for Pablo victims raised

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By JOHN RIZLE L. SALIGUMBA
Davao Today

Romulo Serot and his son Remly, volunteers of the DSWD’s cash-for-work program after they lost their house, were surprised to learn that they received an amount lower than what the department’s liquidation report posted. What appalled them more was someone else signed the job orders for them.

10 years ago

5,000 angry Pablo victims barricade ComVal-national highway

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By MARILOU AGUIRRE-TUBURAN
Davao Today

Sobbing while delivering his speech under the late morning sun, Datu Matunao of the Matigasalog tribe in Sitio Bermuda, Mangayon village in Compostela town said, “Mag-unsa na lang mi? Among mga kayutaaan na-bar down na. Ang kabukiran nanga-opaw na tungod sa pagpangawkaw sa mga dagkong kompanya sa logging (What will happen to us now? Our lands have been destroyed, our mountains denuded by these big logging companies).”

10 years ago

Donate to Pablo Victims

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The victims of typhoon Pablo whose houses were partially, if not totally, damaged need materials for repairs and rebuilding such…