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A Documentary on Marine Protection & Livelihoods After Typhoon Haiyan

By March 19, 2019 August 31st, 2019 No Comments

After Typhoon Haiyan swept through the Eastern Visayas of the Philippines in 2013, coastal areas such as Oras Municipality in Eastern Samar were devastated. This production by TUKOD Project gives us a glimpse into how climate change places pressure on fragile ecosystems, which in turn threatens the livelihoods of coastal communities who after a natural disaster, must compete for already scarce marine resources.

Using a community-based approach to marine resource management, TUKOD Project worked with the Oras Municipality to deliver a coastal resource rehabilitation program that created alternative sources of livelihood for fisher folks, whilst at the same time involved community members in coastal conservation projects such as mangrove restoration.

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