Photos: Filipino activists mobilise to provide aid to communities

While President Rodrigo Duterte's regime has so far failed to enact an emergency health response to the coronavirus pandemic in the Philippines, social movement activists are providing much-needed practical assistance to communities under threat.

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Philippines COVID-19 community solidarity. Photo: Sonny Melencio.

Partido Lakas Ng Masa (PLM) activists in Bulacan province distributing masks to Batia and Plaridel residents.

Philippines COVID-19 community solidarity. Photo: Sonny Melencio.
Some of the masks distributed. Photo: Sonny Melencio.
Photo: Sonny Melencio/PLM.
Photo: Sonny Melencio/PLM.