By Tina G. Santos
The Philippine College of Physicians is open to the idea of getting involved in efforts to contain the Ebola virus provided it is done on a purely voluntary basis and the volunteers are amply trained and given adequate protection from the deadly virus.
By Matikas Santos
Australia announced Thursday that it will provide A$250,000 (P10 million) worth of aid to victims of Typhoon “Glenda” (international name Rammasun) which tore through Luzon Wednesday.
The United States is contending with too many global humanitarian crises at once to comprehensively fund relief efforts, the State Department told Congress Thursday, urging other nations to step up.
By Paolo G. Montecillo
Spain has affirmed its commitment to aid in the Philippines’ development with the extension of a partnership that aims to fund projects promoting the rule of law, good governance and better disaster management systems.
At least 1,200 families displaced by Typhoon “Sendong” two years ago will receive low-cost houses funded by the Japanese government.