The UK Met Office and the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (DOST PAGASA) established a three-year collaboration agreement on scientific weather-related research to improve weather and climate services. Last July 21, 2017, PAGASA Administrator, Dr. Vicente Malano, and Met Office Director for Meteorological Science, Dr. Simon Vosper, signed the agreement, which also marks the official launch of the Weather and Climate Science for Service Partnership (WCSSP) Southeast Asia Programme in the Philippines.
MANILA, Philippines—The Department of Health (DOH), in partnership with World Food Programme (WFP), today launched the first Philippine national guidelines for the management of Moderate Acute Malnutrition (MAM) among children under five years of age.
“Our ultimate goal is to significantly lower, if not zero out, the rate of acute malnutrition in the Philippines,” said Martin Bettelley, Country Director ad interim of WFP Philippines.
Disaster Recovery and Rehabilitation Division
1. ESCAP and CFW for the Typhoon “Lawin”-Affected Households in CAR, Regions I, II and III:
Targets 200,624 households with damaged houses costing P2,755,713,635.00 at P30,000.00 each for households with totally damaged houses and P10,0000.00 each for those with partially damaged shelters:
A total of 161,474 households with damaged houses is targeted to avail the initial assistance of P5,000.00 each amounting to P807,370,000.00;
MANILA, July 24 -- Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III announced that the Land Bank of the Philippines has begun implementing a Japan-funded $40 million (P1.76 billion) project that aims to jumpstart agribusiness investments and raise farmers’ incomes in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) and other conflict-affected areas in the southern Philippines.
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, July 24 (PIA) – One Meralco Foundation (OMF) in partnership with the Department of Education and the Cebu-based Coalition for Better Education (CBE) distributed energy education kit at the City Central School in Cagayan de Oro City, July 22.
The current crisis in Marawi prompted OMF to realize the need to distribute these flashcards to internally displaced learners in calamity or war-stricken areas.