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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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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Strengthening and Sustaining Aksyon sa Kahandaan sa Kalamidad at Klima (AKKMA) as a Platform for DRRM-CCA Advocacy

Strengthening and Sustaining Aksyon sa Kahandaan sa Kalamidad at Klima (AKKMA) as a Platform for DRRM-CCA Advocacy

Project Title: Strengthening and Sustaining Aksyon sa Kahandaan sa Kalamidad at Klima (AKKMA) as a Platform for DRRM-CCA Advocacy  (January-December 2018) Project Areas Project/ Service Funding Partner/s Implementation Partner/s Other Stakeholders Strengthening and Sustaining AKKMA as National Platform for DRRM-CCA Advocacy (January – December 2018) National In 12 Regions Capacity-Building Multi-stakeholder Engagement, Coordination and...

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