Philippine Red Cross
Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement based in Philippines

All Updates

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06 Jan 2016 description

Even during the Christmas holidays, the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) goes out on its way to alleviate the suffering of typhoon-affected families in the country, the foremost humanitarian organization in the country, supported by the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), distributed more than P5-million in unconditional cash grant to more than a thousand typhoon Lando-affected families in Nueva Ecija.

21 Dec 2015 description

Philippine Red Cross (PRC) continues to provide humanitarian assistance to those who were affected by typhoon Nona, which has weakened into a low pressure area based on weather bulletin released by PAGASA, 11 AM of December 17.

PRC chairman Richard Gordon personally led the dispatchment of assessment teams to Northern Samar and Sorsogon, and a water, search and rescue (WASAR) team from the PRC national headquarters in Nueva Ecija, where flooding has been reported in some areas. The WASAR team is composed of two teams with 6x6 truck and two rescue boats.

17 Dec 2015 description

Philippine Red Cross (PRC) has started to provide assistance to those who were badly affected by typhoon Nona. As of date, PRC provided hot meals to almost 1,000 families in the provinces of Oriental Mindoro, Marinduque, Catanduanes, Masbate, and Occidental Mindoro.

Welfare desks were also established to provide assistance to the affected individuals and families in Western Samar, Batangas, Masbate, Bataan, Laguna, Marinduque, Romblon, Oriental Mindoro, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, Albay, Catanduanes, Aklan, and in Valenzuela.

17 Dec 2015 description

Philippine Red Cross (PRC) deployed assessment teams in areas hit by typhoon Nona to report on damages to infrastructure and basic lifelines in the wake of the typhoon. The assessment team went to Leyte and Northern Samar where they report disruptions in electricity and telecommunication lines.

14 Dec 2015 description

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) and the Philippine Medical Association (PMA) signed a partnership agreement to enhance PRC's emergency and disaster response capabilities. The cooperation agreement signing between PRC and PMA was held on December 13, 2015 at the PRC Tower in Mandaluyong.

The agreement between PRC and PMA aims to strengthen ties between the two parties and will enable the PRC to tap the services of PMA members in case of mass casualty incidents (MCIs), emergencies, disasters, and emergency field hospital (EFH) deployment.

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Jobs

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09 Feb 2016 description
job Closing date: 31 May 2016 Philippine National Red Cross

Job tasks and responsibilities:

· Strong Design focused Architect / Engineer with experience in a variety of works from residential housing, civil works and water and sanitation designs.

· Together with Community Organizers and construction technical project officers lead the community in formulating draft design for approved projects, allowing for inclusion of all.

· Proven ability to build capacity of a national staff design and engineering team.

21 Oct 2015 description
job Closing date: 30 Apr 2016 Philippine National Red Cross

Position Purpose: To support a timely and effective logistics process for Typhoon Haiyan Recovery Programs delivered in partnership by the Philippine Red Cross and Red Cross Partner National Societies.

Tasks include but are not limited to:

· Deliver an efficient logistics process to support Typhoon Haiyan Recovery Programs

· Provide technical expertise & guidance on all aspects of the logistics process

· Monitor and evaluate quality of program goods, equipment and service delivery raising challenges and concerns in a timely manner

15 Oct 2015 description
job Closing date: 30 Apr 2016 Philippine National Red Cross

Position Purpose: To support the coordination and implementation of Water and Sanitation (WATSAN) projects related to Typhoon Haiyan Recovery programs and activities delivered in partnership by the Philippine Red Cross & the American Red Cross.

Tasks include but are not limited to:

• Assist with and act as a focal point all aspects of organizing and implementing WATSAN based programs and activities

• Complete field visits, communicating outcomes & reporting on outcomes as required

14 Oct 2015 description
job Closing date: 30 Apr 2016 Philippine National Red Cross

Position Purpose: To support the construction and/or rehabilitation of sustainable and appropriate

water and sanitation facilities by providing technical expertise and guidance.

Tasks include but are not limited to:

 Conduct assessments and feasibility studies regarding construction and/or rehabilitation of

water and sanitation facilities

 Develop appropriate designs for rehabilitation of water and sanitation facilities in an urban

environment

14 Oct 2015 description
job Closing date: 30 Apr 2016 Philippine National Red Cross

Position Purpose: To provide technical expertise and guidance on design, development and implementation of Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) programs and activities on behalf of the Red Cross.

Tasks include but are not limited to:

• Support and provide technical expertise to community organizers, volunteers and key contacts responsible for designing and implementing DRR programs and activities

• Adapt and enhance existing DRR materials and methodologies for use in the community