PHILSSA Learns from Taiwan’s DRRM Efforts


March 26, 2018

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 […]

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


August 14, 2017

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 […]

PHILSSA and PAGE Participate in Coron’s Kasadyaan Festival 2016


August 31, 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 […]

PHILSSA 26th General Assembly


July 25, 2016

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 […]

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


May 27, 2015

      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 […]

The Philippine Urbanization Forum on its 3rd Year


December 16, 2013

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 […]