More than 1,900 completed shelters made for typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) affected families in Bantayan Island in Cebu were formally turned over to the beneficiaries by the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) on May 1, 2016.
The shelter project in Bantayan Island, particularly in the municipalities of Madridejos and Bantayan, were done by the PRC in partnership with German Red Cross and was done under PRC’s Typhoon Haiyan Recovery Program. More than 500 houses are still to be built in Bantayan Island for those who lost their homes to typhoon Yolanda in November 2013.
Philippine Red Cross (PRC) joined other stakeholders in promoting awareness on the global water crisis and the importance of handwashing for children who usually fall prey to water-related diseases, during the Presidential Conference on WASH in Schools, organized by Rotary International last March 18-19, 2016 at the Marriot Hotel in Pasay City.
In view of the recent news of an American woman who tested positive for the Zika virus after a four-week visit to the Philippines, the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) reiterated its message for the public to remain vigilant against the Zika virus by preventing carrier mosquitoes from breeding.
“Although there is no outbreak of Zika in the country yet, I urge everyone not to be complacent. Always be vigilant against Zika or Dengue carrying mosquitoes,” said PRC chairman Richard Gordon.
Communities in Zamboanga City that are experiencing low water pressure or no water supply because of the El Niño phenomenon now have access to clean water for drinking and other uses, thanks to the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) which provided water for the affected communities.
PRC Zamboanga City chapter, in collaboration with the Zamboanga City Water District (ZCWD), established an operation to support the needs for water supply of the different barangays with no water or has low water pressure, especially for drinking and domestic use.
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.
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