PHILSSA STATEMENT IN SUPPORT OF RODRIGO “BOY” OLARTE AND KATOTOHANAN, PAGKAKAISA, SERBISYO (KPS)

PHILSSA STATEMENT IN SUPPORT OF RODRIGO “BOY” OLARTE AND KATOTOHANAN,  PAGKAKAISA, SERBISYO (KPS)

                      Partnership of Philippine Support Service Agencies (PHILSSA), a partnership network of sixty (60) development service providers from the National Capital Region (NCR), Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao working for inclusive, transformative and sustainable urbanization, is calling for social justice and equal protection of the law for Mr. Rodrigo “Boy” Olarte, founder of...

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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 Objectives: Vulnerabilities of specific community sectors are reduced while local capacities for disaster resilience are enhanced  through multi-level...

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Financial Enablers Project: Urban Disaster Preparedness, Response and Resilience in Greater Manila Region

Project Summary: The project aims to develop an integrated Framework and Strategy for Urban Disaster Preparedness, Response and Resilience that will be implemented initially in selected areas in Greater Manila Region involving 9 consortium members with various areas of technical competence. Along the training and communications campaign for awareness and capacity-building of local communities, the project will form/ strengthen local CSO...

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PHILSSA Learns from Taiwan’s DRRM Efforts

PHILSSA Learns from Taiwan’s DRRM Efforts

PHILSSA conducted a three-day Learning Exchange with the National Science and Technology Center for Disaster Reduction (NCDR) in Taiwan last January 8-10, 2018. The Learning Exchange was part of the Financial Enablers Project: Urban Disaster Preparedness, Response, and Resilience in Greater Manila Region.  Funded by START Network, this consortium project was implemented by the PHILSSA Secretariat and its nine (9) member NGOs such as ALTERPLAN,...

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Why we need a framework on urban disaster preparedness, response and resilience

Why we need a framework on urban disaster preparedness, response and resilience

The Financial Enablers (FE) Project is an initiative under the Disaster and Emergency Preparedness Program of the DFID-UK, and the START Network, made up of the biggest international NGOs involved in humanitarian emergency response. In the Philippines, the FE Project is led by OxFam, in partnership with Christian Aid and Tear Fund. The project “Urban Disaster Preparedness, Response and Resilience in the Greater Manila Region”, under the FE...

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