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El Niño Threatens Recovery among ‘Neglected’ Fisherfolk in Typhoon Haiyan’s Ground Zero

“While the impacts of El Niño on farmers have been highlighted in the media, the plight of fisherfolk is less known. But this is also affecting fishermen and women, many of whom are still in the process of recovering from the total loss of livelihood after typhoon Haiyan," said Losanto 'Jun' Castillo, President of the Tacloban Fisherfolk Urban Association, at a forum organized by Oxfam and the University of the Philippines’ Center for Local and Regional Governance (UP CLRG).

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