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  • Groups call for greater voice for people’s organizations and other changes in DRRM Law 11008538_1051444824884990_6528445420210503310_n      Quezon City, Philippines — Various civil society organizations (CSOs) comprising of non-government organizations (NGO) and people’s organizations (PO) convened recently to gather local voices and consolidate their recommendations for the sunset review of RA10121, also known as the Philippine Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act of 2010 or the DRRM Law. Exactly 5 years ago today, the ...
  • The Philippine Urbanization Forum on its 3rd Year 858008_750710604957514_2096144615_o PHILSSA has been organizing the Philippine Urbanization Forum for three consecutive years already. Since its launch in 2011, the event has never failed in convening stakeholders from all sectors for a sharing and learning exchange on pressing urbanization concerns and in promoting emerging partnership models and innovative strategies addressing these concerns. Held last 3 December 2013 ...
  • PHILSSA renews budget partnership agreement with SHFC IMG_7351 Once again, PHILSSA signed a budget partnership agreement with the Social Housing and Finance Corporation last September 30, 2013. This BPA is a renewal of last year’s engagement of PHILSSA’s with SHFC as its CSO partner in the execution of its annual budget. PHILSSA and SHFC will work together in enhancing the quality of the budget ...
  • PHILSSA Holds 23rd General Assembly PHILSSA 23rd GA PHILSSA conducted its 23rd General Assembly last May 29-30, 2013 at the Audio-Visual Room, Social Development Complex in Ateneo de Manila University. This annual network gathering was attended by 50 of its 60 member NGOs nationwide. It has been PHILSSA’s practice to conduct capability-building sessions back to back with the business meeting during the general ...
  • PHILSSA Participates in SHFC Consultations for its 2014 Budget Loan Documentation 010 PHILSSA entered into a Budget Partnership Agreement with the Social Housing and Finance Corporation (SHFC) in 2012.  It was a testament to the agreement of both parties “to work in close partnership with each other… to make the national budget more responsive to the country’s development needs and pressing concern to alleviate poverty and improve ...
  • PHILSSA conducts People’s Planning Workshop for Informal Settler Families Photos-236PHILSSA together with TAO-PILIPINAS conducted an Orientation Workshop on People’s Planning last April 18-19, 2013 at the JJCICSI Conference Room in Ateneo de Manila University. This workshop was attended by PHILSSA member NGOs and partner people’s organizations from Quezon City, Manila, Taguig, Laguna and Rizal. The two-day workshop focused on educating the participants on the processes ...