Jemin B. Guillermo
ROXAS CITY, Capiz, May 27 (PIA) – International humanitarian organizations are giving attention on water, health and hygiene (WASH) issues in the aftermath of supertyphoon Yola
The ACF International in partnership with the United Nations Children’s Fund is implementing programs giving priority on WASH towards disaster risk reduction.
Behavior Change and Communications Officer Leomer Lacorte of ACF-Panay disclosed that they are capacitating the people in selected supertyphoon-affected areas in Capiz and Iloilo.
The Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice), country`s lead agency in rice research and development, continues its efforts to roll-out information materials to help the farmers cope with the onslaught of El Niño.
Said resources are available for download from the institute’s website.
From the Department of Interior and Local Government
To intensify the Philippine National Police (PNP)’s operations against insurgencies and natural calamities, Secretary of the Interior and Local Government Mar Roxas will issue 23 brand new units of multi-role patrol jeeps to municipalities in Samar province on Thursday, May 28.
MANILA, May 28 -- The Department of Education is planning to put up temporary learning centers for students of schools situated along the West Valley Fault, a Palace official said on Wednesday.
“Education Secretary (Armin) Luistro was saying that they will not allow any student to use buildings that have not been cleared by the DPWH (Department of Public Works and Highways),” Presidential Deputy Spokesperson Abigail Valte said during a press briefing in Malacañang.
MANILA – A three-member delegation from the Philippine government is due to attend the annual gathering of foreign ministers of Muslim countries on Wednesday.
In a letter, Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Secretary-General Iyad Ameen Madani invited Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario “to attend the proceedings of the 42nd Session of the Council of Foreign Ministers to be held in the state of Kuwait on 27-28 May.”