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07 Apr 2015 description

Houses and lands are restored, fishermen got new boats. But there was also attention to psychosocial support and land rights. A year after the devastating typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines we see that the local partners of ICCO and Kerk in Actie have already done a lot of work for the victims.

All assistance was aimed to enable people as quickly as possible to rebuild their own lives. This infographic gives an overview of what ICCO and Kerk in Actie have achieved in one year.

03 Nov 2014 description

Billy de la Rosa, coordinates the emergency aid for ICCO and Kerk in Actie after typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines. He arrived within a week after the typhoon and has been supporting the victims in rebuilding their lives since then. De la Rosa looks back at a hectic and intensive year.

09 Oct 2014 description

Ten Years of the Right to Food Guidelines: Gains, Concerns and Struggles

NEW REPORT CALLS FOR MORE DEMOCRATIC FOOD SYSTEMS

Rome, Utrecht, Heidelberg, Geneva, Berlin, 8 October 2014 - Food security and human rights remain deeply threatened by concentration of land ownership, corporate domination of food systems and policy incoherence, reports the Right to Food and Nutrition Watch 2014, officially launched today with the participation of the new UN Special Rapporteur for the Right to Food, Dr. Hilal Elver, at the FAO in Rome.

20 Jan 2014 description

"The people in the Philippines are having a rough time. In many areas it rains continuously. Temporary shelter provides insufficient protection and the risk of disease increases. Due to the large demand for goods, the local prices for food and building materials rose sharply." These are the words of Billy de la Rosa, from ICCO and Kerk in Actie. He is responsible for relief and reconstruction aid for the victims of typhoon Yolanda (Hayan) in the Philippines.

28 Nov 2013 description

ICCO and Kerk in Actie work with local partners and the international ACT network towards relief and rehabilitation of the affected areas in the Philippines

19 Nov 2013 description

The Dutch national campaign to help the victims of typhoon Haiyan yesterday has raised over 18 million Euros. Marinus Verweij, chairman of the Executive Board of ICCO, was pleased with this amount, that now will be divided amongst the 11 member organizations.

ICCO and Kerk in actie are one of the member organizations that initiated this national event. At this moment it’s not clear yet which amount they will receive, because the campaign is not closed yet.

14 Nov 2013 description

ICCO and Kerk in Actie made 300,000 euros available for relief and reconstruction in the areas affected by typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. This assistance is provided through local partner organizations, with whom we have structural economic projects, and through the international ACT network.

Partner PRDCI is providing relief goods to about 950 families in Batad and its neighbouring towns in the province of Iloilo. Goal is to enable the Philippine families to focus on rebuilding their homes and livelihood with enough food for at least 3 days.

13 Nov 2013 description

ICCO partner PRDCI is currently preparing to provide relief goods to about 950 families in Batad and its neighbouring towns in the province of Iloilo. Goal is to enable the Philipine families to focus on rebuilding their homes and livelihood with enough food for at least 3 days.

To maximize human resources PRDCI is collaborating with the University of the Philippines in the Visayas, Iloilo, Code NGOs and Christian Aid. Volunteers such as students and PO leaders from non-affected areas will be mobilized for the packing and distribution of relief goods.