May 1, 2020
The Duterte administration’s poor emergency relief leaves 7.7 million working people and their families behind during the worst mass unemployment in decades.
May 1, 2020
The Duterte administration’s poor response is causing widespread suffering and passing the burden of containment onto the poorest and most vulnerable.
April 30, 2020
The government announced that it will ‘reprioritize’ social amelioration to only the areas retained under the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) and will ‘discontinue’ in declared general community quarantine (GCQ) areas.
On 7th week of lockdown: 10M worker and informal earner households still waiting for emergency subsidies
April 28, 2020
A month-and-a-half into lockdown, millions of workers and informal earners grapple in uncertainty as the government’s social amelioration program and Department of Labor and Employment aid are failing to reach them.
April 24, 2020
The country must deal with the pandemic, and the Duterte administration has the responsibility and obligation to ensure that this is done humanely and compassionately.
April 23, 2020
The Duterte administration continues to be misleading about its COVID-19 response strategy. A closer look shows that the government is not actually spending as much as it claims.
On the sixth week of lockdown: Millions of Filipinos going hungry, suffer amid worst mass unemployment in history
April 21, 2020
Millions of Filipinos are going hungry and suffering the worst mass unemployment in the country’s history as the sixth week of lockdown begins.