In 2010, dry spell hit Mindanao and damaged thousands of hectares of agricultural lands. During that year, I was able to document some of the affected areas in Maguindanao and North Cotabato, more particularly in the villages around the Liguasan Marsh. Villagers living in the marsh described that the water level had drastically drop due… read more →
While on the road again last Monday for a work in Ozamiz City, haze has blanketed most of the provinces across Mindanao. Maybe the visibility is just about seven to eight kilometers. Going to Ozamiz, we took the Davao-Cotabato Highway then Narciso Ramos Highway to Labangan-Molave route. In our 12-hour drive, haze has blanketed the… read more →
[nggallery id=7] Thousands of villagers living around Lake Mainit in Agusan del Norte have been displaced when the lake overflowed due to heavy rains on January and February 2011. Portions of the national highway linking Butuan and Surigao cities have been flooded, too. Hundreds of commuters were stranded for more than three days as buses… read more →
[nggallery id=8] The recent dry spell in Mindanao damaged thousands of hectares of agricultural lands. The drought resulted to low water levels in major rivers that supplies the irrigation systems.