Typhoon Quinta, with International Name Wukong, hit Western Visayas Region on December 26. It left 15 dead, including 13 in Iloilo and one each in Aklan and Capiz provinces. According to the Philippine Daily Inquirer Visayas, the amount of damage to crops and infrastructure brought by Typhoon “Quinta” in Western Visayas has reached at least [...]
Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe, an NGO under Diakonisches Werk of the EKD, the Social Service Agency of the German Protestant Church, has donated funds to CDRC to help assist 2,260 families affected by the monsoon rains. Thousands of families were forced to evacuate after the southwest monsoon rains caused severe floods and landslide in Metro Manila and [...]
The Final Inauguration of the project: Disaster Preparedness and Mitigation for Flood and Landslide-Prone Communities, was held in Baranggay Tigum, Pavia, Iloilo last April 9, 2011. This was attended by representatives from Mercy Relief, CDRC and the four local partners (PCDR, CPRS, DIRECT and PB.
Iloilo – Humanitarian NGOs Panay Center for Disaster Response and Citizens’ Disaster Response Center, together with Singaporean partner Mercy Relief, unveiled the community disaster hazard map in Baranggay Tigum, Pavia, Iloilo as a culminating activity to its disaster preparedness project in Visayas and Mindanao. The project, supported by Singapore’s leading media company MediaCorp, was implemented [...]
The 9-month project of CDRC with Mercy Relief ended in January this year. CDRC and its Regional Centers (PCDR, PB, DIRECT and CPRS) successfully implemented the two main components of the project: Community-based Risk Management, and Community-based Natural Resource Management and Food Security. Activities ranging from trainings to tree planting were launched in five provinces, [...]
CDRC, in partnership with Center for People’s Resources and Services (CPRS), Panay Center for Disaster Response (PCDR), Panday Bulig Inc., and Disaster Response Center (Direct), conducted a series of trainings on Disaster Information System and Advocacy in Iloilo, Panay Island and Bacolod City, Negros Occidental under the project: “Disaster Preparedness and Mitigation for Flood and [...]
Iloilo – Local folks from across Visayas and Mindanao, including stakeholders from Metro Manila and Singapore converged here on Saturday to pledge support to a nation-wide project on disaster risk reduction. Local community leaders who attended the event cried out in unison: “We don’t want “Ondoy” to happen to us!”, referring to the typhoon in [...]