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Housing agencies ordered to use gender and dev’t funds for Marawi

marawi displaced residents
DISPLACED. Marawi residents have been living in evacuation centers or in the homes of relatives and friends since the clashes in the city began on May 23, 2017. File photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco Jr says the funds will be used ‘to address the particular needs of women affected by the conflict’

MANILA, Philippines (Jul. 3, 2017) — Agencies under the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC) have been ordered to use their Gender and Development (GAD) funds for women and children displaced by the Marawi crisis. Continue reading Housing agencies ordered to use gender and dev’t funds for Marawi

Robredo eyes completion of Yolanda housing by 2018

tacloban city after super typhoon yolanda (haiyan)
AFTERMATH. Tacloban City after Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) left a trail of destruction in 2013. Rappler file photo

The Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council reports that only around 4,000 families have occupied permanent housing as of September this year

MANILA, Philippines (Nov. 8, 2016) — Vice President Leni Robredo, who chairs the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC), said Monday, November 7, that they aim to complete resettlement sites for survivors of Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) by 2018.  Continue reading Robredo eyes completion of Yolanda housing by 2018

Agencies sign deal to speed up housing for Yolanda victims

Super Typhoon Yolanda levels the coast of Leyte in November 2013
TRAGEDY. Super Typhoon Yolanda levels the coast of Leyte in November 2013. Rappler file photo

Nearly 3 years ago since Super Typhoon Yolanda, only 12% of the 205,000 needed housing for victims have been completed

MANILA, Philippines (Nov. 4, 2016) — Nearly 3 years since Super Typhoon Yolanda hit the Visayas, several agencies signed a tripartite deal with Vice President Leni Robredo, who heads the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC), to clear the housing backlog in the area.  Continue reading Agencies sign deal to speed up housing for Yolanda victims