Rocky Road to Recovery

By Adeline M. Tumenggung AURORA AND QUEZON PROVINCES, Philippines – Even before a devastating calamity hit northeastern Philippines in late… Read More

Fighting to Keep their Land

By DEVID RAJAH PHUKET, Thailand – Artorn Sooksrigaew’s eyes often strayed away from those sitting in front of him. One… Read More

Another tragedy in Aceh: Illegal logging

By Riedo Panaligan BANDA ACEH, Indonesia –“We heard a big sound and ran away as fast as we could,” said… Read More

In the Claws of Disaster

By Riedo Panaligan Aceh Tenggara, Indonesia – “It has never happened before,” said Saman Sitorus when asked if he can… Read More

Timber a prime commodity after tsunami

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia – Six months after the tsunami, only a few survivors of Lampuuk could rebuild their houses, while… Read More

Return of the Natives

By Saranyoo Samakrathgit BAQUILAN, Zambales, Philippines – Swaths of land in this remote village in the Philippine north still looks… Read More

Living with Calamities

By Saranyoo Samakrathgit SONGSONG, Batanes, Philippines – It was already around seven o’clock at night, but Rosa Ydel recalls that… Read More

The Tsunami’s Invisible Victims

By Tint Zar Maw Phan-nga, Thailand – “Please help me. I’m hurt,” Ma Moe called out in her native language… Read More