Angat, Calamianes!

Posted by on January 10, 2014 in Current Projects | Comments Off on Angat, Calamianes!

Angat Calamianes Rehabilitation and Resilience Project

(Implemented by PHILSSA in partnership with the Palawan Advocates on Good Governance and Empowerment (PAGE) and funded by Christian Aid.


Project Duration: 1 May 2014- 30 September 2016

Project Area: 26 Barangays in the Municipalities of Busuanga, Coron, Culion & Linapacan, Palawan


Vulnerabilities of specific community sectors are reduced while local capacities for disaster resilience are enhanced  through multi-level stakeholder partnerships for coordinated rehabilitation efforts and improved DRRM-CCA –related governance processes in selected Yolanda-affected communities in the Calamianes Islands, Northern Palawan

Project Outcomes:

  • Strengthened community organizations effectively participating in and influencing local initiatives on post-Yolanda rehabilitation, disaster preparedness and resilience, and over-all community development
  • Vulnerable sectors in the local communities attain food and livelihood security, and live in safe, secure, and adequate shelters within restored natural ecosystems
  • Developed and strengthened local capacities and governance mechanisms for DRRM-CCA towards disaster preparedness and resilience
  • Engaged local, sub-national and national government agencies and programs and other sectors/ stakeholders for post-Yolanda rehabilitation, disaster preparedness and resilience, and community development


Project Strategies:


  • Community organizing
  • Federation building
  • Livelihood recovery assistance to vulnerable groups
  •  Small community infrastructure projects
  • Capacity building on DRRM-CCA
  • Engagement with local, sub-national and national agencies and other stakeholders.