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Philippines: Indigenous Peoples will die of hunger not with COVID-19, govt urged for urgent action to deliver socio-economic relief

Media Release: March 29, 2020 Weeks after the Luzon-wide Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) was declared on March 16, lockdown had reached to indigenous peoples communities. Three (3) Aeta communities in Floridablanca, Pampanga is placed under ECQ after 2 confirmed cases of COVID-19 were documented. Close to 1000 families in Aeta villages of Nabuclod, Mawacat, and …

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