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[Watch the film] Now or Never: The Philippines

For this year’s #COP26, we supported U&I Global, a UK-based multimedia platform that educates, inspires and connects people to build a sustainable future, in making the film “Now of Never: Climate Change in the Philippines.”

The short film explores how climate change is experienced and tackled in the Philippines.

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Eleventh Hour: Can social media chatbots save Filipinos from climate disasters?

In our Manila Bulletin column Eleventh Hour this week, Pinoy Climate Reality Leader Ferth Manaysay shared how mobile-centric platform @MapaKalamidad.ph intends to contribute to climate change adaptation and disaster response actions in the Philippines—a country highly vulnerable to extreme climate events and rising sea levels.

Launched in September 2020, MapaKalamidad.ph aims to harness the power of social media and instant messaging to crowdsource information about extreme weather events and climate-related disasters at the street level.

The platform promotes an ethic of information sharing and civic co-management, by supporting peer-to-peer sharing and providing a way for government agencies and first emergency responders to monitor the needs of communities.

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