Archive of Calamity

Marcos’ SONA: ‘Infra is backbone of economy’
July 28, 2022 | National Democratic Front of the Philippines | Cordillera People's Democratic Front |

For the Cordillera people, it is both ironic and enraging that the July 27 earthquake is so much more eventful than Bongbong Marcos’ first state of the nation address. If anything, that July 25 nationwide address could indeed be enraging but only for its blatant disregard of the rights of the national minorities. The rest […]

CPP calls NPA units in Luzon to assess post-earthquake situation in communities
July 27, 2022

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) today immediately directed units of the New People’s Army (NPA) to assess the situation of communities in its areas of operations after Luzon island was hit by a major earthquake this morning. “Nakikiramay at nakikiisa kami sa mamamayang labis na naapektuhan ng malakas na lindol kanina sa iba’t […]

Pagsabog ng bulkan at militarisasyon, patung-patong na delubyo ng mamamayang Sorsoganon
June 15, 2022 |

Matinding kagutuman ang tiyak na kakaharapin ng mamamayang Sorsoganon dahil sa phreatic eruption o pagbuga ng mainit na hangin ng bulkang Bulusan nitong Hunyo 5, at Hunyo 12, kung saan ay natabunan ng makapal na abo at lahar ng bulkan ang mga bayan ng Juban, Irosin, at Casiguran habang inabot din ng abo ang mga […]

Trahedyang Marcopper, pamana ng diktadurang Marcos Sr.
June 07, 2022

Maituturing na tagumpay ang desisyon ng Regional Trial Court sa Marinduque noong Mayo 16 na nag-utos sa Marcopper Mining Corporation na magbayad ng danyos nang hanggang ₱10 milyon para sa insidente ng mine spill noong 1993. Gayunpaman, hindi matutumbasan ng kahit anong halaga ang paulit-ulit at matagalang mga pinsalang idinulot ng pagmimina ng kumpanya sa […]

Trahedya nga Marcopper, panubli sang diktaduryang Marcos Sr.
June 07, 2022

Mabilang nga kadalag-an ang desisyon sang Regional Trial Court sa Marinduque sang Mayo 16 nga nagaobligar sa Marcopper Mining Corporation nga magbayad sang danyos nga tubtub ₱10 milyon para sa insidente sang mine spill sang 1993. Pero, indi matumbasan sang bisan ano nga kantidad ang paliwat-liwat kag madugayan nga mga halit nga gindulot sang pagmina […]

The Marcopper Tragedy, legacy of the Marcos Sr. dictatorship
June 07, 2022

The decision of the Regional Trial Court of Marinduque last May 16 ordering the Marcopper Mining Corporation to pay up to ₱10 million in damages for the 1993 mine spill, can be regarded as a victory. However, no amount of money can fix the repeated and long-term destruction wrought by the mining company on the […]

Sympathies with the people of Baybay and Abuyog over landslide tragedy
April 14, 2022 | Communist Party of the Philippines | Marco Valbuena | Chief Information Officer |

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) extends its deepest sympathies to the people of Baybay City and Abuyog towns in Leyte province after several scores of people in farming and coastal communities were killed in mudslides triggered by non-stop rainfall brought by typhoon Agaton over the past week. The calamity reminds us of the […]

NPA units dispatched for rescue and rehab efforts—CPP
April 11, 2022

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) today said units of the New People’s Army (NPA) in areas affected by typhoon Agaton are being dispatched to carry out efforts to help in rescue and rehabilitation efforts. Parts of Eastern Visayas, Cebu and northern Mindanao have been hit by floods due to continuous rains over the […]

Mahigit 1 milyong pamilyang biktima ng Odette, wala pa ring kuryente
January 13, 2022

Umaabot pa sa 1,016,650 na sambahayan (o 26.78% ng kabuuang 3.7 sambahayan) ang nananatiling walang kuryente sa kanilang mga tahanan sa buong bansa matapos sagasaan ng bagyong Odette noon pang ikatlong linggo ng Disyembre 2021. Dumadaing din ang mga pamilya sa kawalan ng malinis na tubig na maiinom at sustenidong suporta at tulong mula sa […]

Mga biktima ng Odette sa Negros, pinupwersa ng mga sundalo na unahing kumpunihin ang detatsment
December 29, 2021

Iniulat ng Bagong Hukbong Bayan-Central Negros noong Disyembre 28 ang pananakot at pamimilit ng mga elemento ng 62nd IB sa mga nasalantang residente ng Guihulngan, Negros Oriental na unahin ang pagkumpuni ng detatsment ng militar na napinsala ng bagyong Odette. “Binabalewala ng AFP ang kalagayan ng mga masa na siyang dapat na unahin,” ayon kay […]

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