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Typhoon Goni wreaks havoc across Manide indigenous lands in the Philippines

11 Nov 2020   |   Blog

Typhoon Goni struck Luzon Island in the Philippines last week – the world’s strongest storm this year killing at least 20 people and affecting over 400,000 people, many of whom remain in evacuation centres over a week later.… Continue reading

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Now I can bathe every day, the distance to collect water for the family has been drastically reduced.We now drink clean, safe water and diseases are no longer affecting us.”
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