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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PHILSSA and PAGE Participate in Coron’s Kasadyaan Festival 2016

PHILSSA and PAGE Participate in Coron’s Kasadyaan Festival 2016

    The PHILSSA-PAGE Angat Calamianes Rehabilitation and Resilience Project participated in the recently concluded monthlong celebration of the Kasadyaan Festival 2016 in Coron, Palawan. The project showcased the Usbong Calamianes Community-Based Products of its partner communities in the Municipalities of Coron, Culion, Busuanga and Linapacan. These products includes beaded accessories and curtains made of native seeds, basketry...

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PHILSSA 26th General Assembly

PHILSSA 26th General Assembly

PHILSSA held its 26th General Assembly last June 16-17, 2016 at the Bayleaf Hotel in Intramuros, Manila.42 out of its 62 member NGOs nationwide participated in this annual gathering of the network. The first day of the General Assembly started with a Forum on Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships where PHILSSA members shared about their learning and experiences in their partnership building with the government, people’s organizations and private...

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DRR-CCA Advocacy

DRR-CCA Advocacy

Project Title: Pushing the National DRRM/ CCA Advocacy Agenda by Strengthening the Regional Aksyon sa Kahandaan sa Kalamidad at Klima (AKKMA) Groups and Sustaining National Campaigns  Project Intervention Levels and Partners: Regional and Meta-Regional: Aksyon para sa Kahandaan sa Kalamidad at Klima  (AKKMA) National Capital Region (NCR) Region IV-A (CALABARZON) Region IV-B (MIMAROPA) Region V (Bicol) Region VII (Central Visayas) Region X...

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Groups call for greater voice for people’s organizations and other changes in DRRM Law

Groups call for greater voice for people’s organizations and other changes in DRRM Law

      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 Philippine Congress enacted the...

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