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On the 1st year of Typhoon Lando, people of Sta. Cruz, Zambales call for justice for environmental destruction by large-scale mining

October 18, 2016

A recollection of massive flooding, contaminated mudflow and torrential rain and wind, which lasted for hours evoke strong sentiments among the residents of Sta. Cruz, Zambales on the 1st commemorative year for Typhoon Lando (international name: Koppu). The strong but slow-moving typhoon affected almost 54,000 residents in this mining-affected town. However, sad the past year […]