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DSWD eyes new guidelines on shelter aid grant to disaster victims

two years after typhoon yolanda struck the country in 2013
SLOW. The Philippine government still has a ton to accomplish, two years after Typhoon Yolanda struck the country in 2013. File photo by Rappler

The new guidelines will help facilitate the speedier release of emergency shelter assistance to disaster victims

MANILA, Philippines (Nov. 4, 2016) — An investigating team of social welfare officials has recommended new guidelines on the distribution of emergency shelter assistance (ESA) for disaster victims after it discovered loopholes in the process applied to victims of super typhoon Yolanda.  Continue reading DSWD eyes new guidelines on shelter aid grant to disaster victims

What’s at stake in the World Humanitarian Summit for PH

disaster response
DISASTER RESPONSE. The Philippine delegation participates at the first World Humanitarian Summit. Photo from DRRNET Philippines

As one of the biggest recipients of humanitarian aid during disasters, the Philippines acknowledges its crucial role in the summit and pushes for localized response

MANILA, Philippines (May 25, 2016) — What is the country’s stake at the first World Humanitarian Summit? Continue reading What’s at stake in the World Humanitarian Summit for PH