OPINION | Unbalanced tides: Local Initiatives demand government accountability

While the government sleeps through the night, thousands of people have lost their lives. While our national leaders refuse to open their pockets, thousands of victims are left to depend on donation drives and local initiatives. This becomes problematic in a sense that in a situation where the government, in its full capacity, authority, and resources to address typhoons, the people have to beg for help in order to fend for themselves. But no amount of small scale initiative will ever solve the problem. Instead, it serves as a clear manifestation of a failed government response.

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The Official Student Publication of the University of the Philippines Manila. Magna est veritas et prevaelebit.

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