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Mayon threat displaces thousands of families Mayon threat displaces thousands of families

Thousands of families are driven out of their homes and places of work as Mayon Volcano’s... 

Typhoon Mario affects a million people Typhoon Mario affects a million people

Reaching a  maximum sustained winds of 85 kilometers per hour (kph) near the center... 

Typhoon Glenda leaves more than 800,000 people affected Typhoon Glenda leaves more than 800,000 people affected

Last July 16, 2014, Typhoon Rammasun (Glenda), the strongest typhoon to hit the Philippines... 

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UNICEF writeshop concluded successfully UNICEF writeshop concluded successfully

A writeshop on the baseline situation in UNICEF Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) project... 

Network slams poor housing for Yolanda survivors, urge gov’t to build back better Network slams poor housing for Yolanda survivors, urge gov’t to build back better

News Release: Nov. 8, 2014 A newly formed network of NGOs involved in disaster preparedness,... 

Citizens’ Disaster Response Center announces ABKD 2014 winners Citizens’ Disaster Response Center announces ABKD 2014 winners

The Citizens’ Disaster Response Center (CDRC) has formally announced the winners... 

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Efficient disaster risk reduction and climate change adaption measures urgently needed Efficient disaster risk reduction and climate change adaption measures urgently needed

November 12, 2014 – The first anniversary of super typhoon Yolanda (international name Haiyan) reminds us that the Philippines is already suffering from the impacts of climate change. We at the Climate Change Network for Community-Based Initiatives (CCNCI) fear that not enough measures have been undertaken to prepare the country for future disasters. While the [...]

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Disaster survivors extend help to Mayon evacuees Disaster survivors extend help to Mayon evacuees

Guinobatan, Albay – Yolanda Opiana turned 56 on October 7 in a place not her own but where she is very familiar with – in an evacuation center. “Dito na ako inabutan ng birthday ko (I celebrated my birthday here),” Yolanda recalls without a trace of resentment. Yolanda, who is from the outlying municipality of [...]

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Photo Gallery: Relief distributions for Yolanda Photo Gallery: Relief distributions for Yolanda

CDRC, together with its Regional Centers (PCDR, LCDE, STPRC, and CPRS), conducted relief distributions in Negros Oriental, Capiz, Mindoro Oriental, Mindoro Occidental, Samar, and Eastern Samar from December 2013 to January 2014 to serve the Typhoon Yolanda-affected families. This was supported by Diakonie Katasrophenhilfe and the German Government. A total of 6,300 families were served [...]

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