Introduction: Child Protection Minimum Standards and RA 10821 Training Manual
In 2007, the Philippines adopted the humanitarian cluster approach with the issuance of National Disaster Coordinating Council (NDCC) Circular No. 05, s. 2007 (Institutionalization of the Cluster Approach in the Philippine Disaster Management System). Among these thematic structures is the Protection Cluster led by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) together with partner-national government agencies (NGAs) and civil society organizations (CSOs) prioritizing the welfare of children launched the Comprehensive Emergency Program for Children (CEPC) today at the DSWD Auditorium, Batasan Hills, Quezon City.
This is the final report on the Armed Conflict in Barangay Kematu, T’boli, South Cotabato which transpired on 8 May 2018 at around 2:30 PM.
- Status of Affected Families / Persons
138 families or 795 persons were affected by the armed conflict in T’boli, South Cotabato (see Table 1).
- Status of Displaced Families/ Persons
Inside Evacuation Centers
138 families or 795 persons took temporary shelter in 1 evacuation center (see Table 2).
MANILA, May 16 -- Manila and Tokyo signed Tuesday (May 15, 2018) an agreement that would provide the Philippine government with a 2-billion yen grant from Japan to support ongoing efforts for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of the devastated city of Marawi in Mindanao.
The agreement was signed by Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III on behalf of the Philippines, and Yoshio Wada, the chief representative in the Philippines of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), on behalf of Japan.
This is the final report on the monitored armed conflict between the Philippine Army and members of the New People’s Army in Mahaplag, Leyte that transpired on April 21, 2018.
Source: DSWD-FO VIII
1. Status of Affected Families / Persons
21 families or 74 persons were affected by the armed conflict in So. Cawayanan,
Barangay San Juan, Mahaplag, Leyte (see Table 1).
2. Status of Displaced Families/ Persons
A. Inside Evacuation Centers