By Matikas Santos
After a three-day visit to the Philippines, the president of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said Filipinos in disaster-hit areas, both man-made and natural, will need continuous help in rebuilding homes and livelihoods.
By Jerry E. Esplanada
The Philippines, along with Vietnam and New Zealand, has been cited as “positive examples of progress” in disaster risk reduction and management by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and the UN Development Program.
By Frances Mangosing
Tens of thousands of survivors of Super Typhoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan) face long-term problems finding permanent homes and jobs half a year after the disaster, the Red Cross said Monday.
By Niña P. Calleja
Building “better” houses for the families displaced by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” last November remains a challenge for the senior officials of the International Red Cross and the Red Crescent Movement who were in Manila for a two-day meeting on the long-term recovery plan for the devastated areas in the Visayas.
The Chinese Red Cross is building transitional classrooms for thousands of schoolchildren in Tacloban City in Leyte, according to the Philippine Red Cross (PRC).