Streams

 

Philippines

PRI's The World

When environmental activists march in New York, look for immigrants at the head of the parade

Friday, September 19, 2014

A climate change march expected to draw thousands in New York on Sunday will be led in part by groups of immigrants. Organizers say it shows that the movement for action on climate change is broadening beyond the traditional profile of environmental activists.

Comment

PRI's The World

Undocumented Asian immigrants shy away from revealing their status

Thursday, August 28, 2014

The immigration debate often centers on people from Latin America, but many undocumented immigrants are Asian. Yet Asian communities are seeking out help and enrolling in a government anti-deportation program at much lower rates than Latinos, thanks to stigma over being undocumented.

Comment

The Takeaway

Treating The Injured in the Wake of Typhoon Haiyan

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Typhoon Haiyan ravaged the Philippines last month, killing nearly 6,000 people and injuring more than 26,000. In the aftermath of the crisis, relief workers headed to the region to try and help millions of people affected by the storm. Dr. Selwyn Mahon, a disaster medicine fellow at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, reflects on his experience in the devastated city of Tacloban.

Comment

The Takeaway

Digital Volunteers Map Destruction in the Philippines

Thursday, December 12, 2013

New crowdsourcing technologies are bringing humanitarian relief work to anyone with an internet connection. Hundreds of volunteers use the latest satellite photos, news reports, and easy opensource technology to update maps of disaster-affected areas with information about damaged roads and buildings. Dale Kunce is the senior geospatial engineer at the American Red Cross. He joins The Takeaway to explain how a legion of volunteer techies around the world helped with the typhoon relief process in the Philippines.

Comment

The Brian Lehrer Show

Typhoon Haiyan Response: Keep Giving

Monday, November 18, 2013

There's an emerging narrative that relief efforts in the Philippines are being hampered. So what is working, and what can you do about it? Julien Schopp, Director of Humanitarian Policy and Practice at InterAction, offers his advice. Then, Rolando Lavarro, Jersey City Council President and Filipino-American, discusses the response from the local community and relief efforts in our area.

Comments [4]

WNYC News

New York Nurses Deploy for the Philippines

Sunday, November 17, 2013

150 of New York's nurses are heading to the Philippines to help victims of Typhoon Haiyan - many of them Filipino-Americans.

Comment

WNYC News

Filipino New Yorkers Organize Haiyan Relief

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Filipino New Yorkers gathered Wednesday in Woodside, Queens in solidarity with the victims of Typhoon Haiyan.

Comment

The Takeaway

Considering the Caribbean: Possible Effects of Rising Sea Levels in Our Backyard

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Last week's tsunami-like surge in the Philippines might be far away, but there's another vulnerable coast line right in our backyard: The Caribbean. Rising sea levels could have considerable effects on the Caribbean islands, profoundly impacting tourism and immigration. Member station WLRN in Miami is running a week-long series on the impact of sea level rise. WLRN Reporter Tim Padgett joins us to discuss his report on the projections for the Caribbean.

 

Comments [1]

The Takeaway

U.S. Military Makes Landfall in Philippines

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

In the days and weeks of the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, America will likely be the strongest international presence in the region. But the U.S. and the Philippines have a long history, a relationship once largely represented by one of America’s main overseas military bases—Subic Bay. Joining The Takeaway to explain the how the U.S. will assist in the relief effort is Dr. Ronald Ratcliff, professor of National Security Affairs at the U.S. Naval War College and a retired Navy Captain who spent some time in the Philippines during his service.

Comment

The Takeaway

Planning Relief Efforts in the Philippines

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

As horrific as typhoon Haiyan's impact has been on the Philippines, it’s not the first time a typhoon of great magnitude has hit the region. After years in the field, disaster management experts have developed a complex set of protocols for deploying help in the days and weeks after a major natural disaster like this one. Bob Kitchen, the International Rescue Committee’s Director of Emergency Preparedness, explains some of the procedures his organization follows in situations like this.

Comments [2]

The Takeaway

U.S. Military Makes Landfall in Philippines | Negotiating Lasting Peace In Syria | Stories of Living in a Paycheck to Paycheck World

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Planning Relief Efforts in the Philippines | U.S. Military Makes Landfall in Philippines | A Worldwide View of Storm Surges In One Map | Considering the Caribbean: Possible Effects of Rising Sea Levels in Our Backyard | Your Stories of Living in a Paycheck to Paycheck World | Negotiating Lasting ...

WNYC News

How to Help Victims of the Phillipines Typhoon

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

There is currently a critical need for food, clean drinking water, shelter and medicine in the Phillipines. Looking to help? WNYC has compiled some aid agencies providing relief to the victims of Typhoon Haiyan.

Comments [1]

The Brian Lehrer Show

Devastation in The Philippines

Monday, November 11, 2013

Holly Solberg, CARE’s director of emergencies, talks about the relief efforts underway following typhoon Haiyan and we take calls from listeners with ties to the hard-hit country.

 

Comments [5]

The Takeaway

U.S. Filipino Community Comes Together to Help From Afar

Monday, November 11, 2013

Super Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful storms ever recorded, blasted ashore in the Philippines over the weekend and left thousands dead and displaced as many as a half million people. Alex Montances is trying to get news about his family, who all in one of the hardest hit areas. Dr. Rommel Rivera has spent the weekend working with the Filipino community in the United States—he's been trying to connect with those affected, and has been working on fundraising for relief efforts.

Comment

The Takeaway

Philippines Devastated After Super Typhoon Haiyan | On Veterans Day, Advice for Veterans From Veterans | Putting Together the Puzzle Pieces of JFK's Legacy |

Monday, November 11, 2013

Philippines Devastated After Super Typhoon Haiyan | With Half a Million Displaced After Haiyan, Relief Effort Begins in Philippines | Putting Together the Puzzle Pieces of JFK's Legacy | VA Trims Veterans Benefits Backlog | On Veterans Day, Advice for Veterans From Veterans | Jazz Musician Vijay Iyer Gives Voice ...

WNYC News

NY, NJ Filipino Communities Anxiously Await Word after Typhoon

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Members of local Filipino communities are anxiously awaiting word from loved ones in the Philippines after the islands were slammed by one of the strongest storms on record.

Comments [1]

The Takeaway

Super Typhoon Blasts Into Philippines

Friday, November 08, 2013

One of the strongest storms every recorded on the planet, Super Typhoon Haiyan, smashed into the Philippines early Friday morning, bringing winds of 195 mph and gusts of 235 mph—some of the highest speeds ever recorded in human history. Joining The Takeaway to discuss the storm is Aaron Aspi, Emergency Communications Officer for World Vision, a relief and development organization that works in countries around the world, including the Philippines.

Comments [1]

Annotations: The NEH Preservation Project

Ferdinand Marcos and John Lindsay Foster U.S.-Philippines Ties, 1966

Monday, November 12, 2012

WNYC
Philippine dictator hailed at City Hall.
Read More

Comment

WNYC News

For Filipino New Yorkers, Sending Aid to Flood-Ravaged Philippines Is a Struggle

Wednesday, August 08, 2012

Filipino New Yorkers are struggling to send aid to family members who live in the Southeast Asian nation amid deadly floods that have shuttered banks and snarled mail services in the Philippine capital of Manila.

Comment

Radio Rookies

Breast-Fed Language

Monday, October 11, 2010

Andrea Lee Torres'  parents came here from the Philippines in the 1990s. And she's not sure she agrees with at least one decision they made - not to teach her their language.

Comments [3]