24 March 2014
Over 40 leaders and partners from will learn from the Calamian indigenous peoples themselves the principle and key elements of culture-sensitive, effective and sustainable delivery of disaster response services. The training will also give an opportunity for indigenous peoples’ organizations affected by super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) to develop linkages with disaster response service providers.
21 March 2014
The workshop will provide a venue for the Calamian indigenous peoples to analyze the impact of super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) on them as individuals, family and community and review the coping mechanisms they used in the face of the disaster, including the assistance which they received. It will also give indigenous peoples an opportunity to identify elements to make disaster response culture-sensitive, effective and sustainable.
13 March 2014
The Japanese Government is to fund a US$3,000,000 project to help the victims of Typhoon Haiyan rebuild their livelihoods.
13 March 2014
The training will discuss Sloping Agricultural Land Technology (SALT) concepts and experiences in post calamity areas. This will be followed by hands on activities on SALT contouring.
11 March 2014
The Philippine government has committed to restore electricity in all Typhoon Bopha (Pablo) affected areas within 45 days. The ILO supports this by applying a labour intensive approach and engaging workers for power restoration of five affected communities.
07 March 2014
Jobs are the top priority for many of those whose livelihoods were shattered by Super Typhoon Haiyan. The situation is particularly challenging for women who lost their husbands and became head of household overnight.
06 March 2014
The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority and the ILO signed a partnership agreement to help thousands of people affected by Haiyan through skills training, decent work and sustainable livelihoods.
01 March 2014
The March 2014 monthly news update of the ILO Country Office for the Philippines contains a feature on The daily struggle of a Haiyan widow, latest news on the Government of Japan's donation to help Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) victims and power restoration in Mindanao worst typhoon-hit areas, must reads including forthcoming events and meetings.
28 February 2014
Workers who lost their livelihoods to Typhoon Bopha (Pablo) are now part of rebuilding efforts in Mindanao. The ILO has accelerated its medium-term interventions on sustainable livelihoods with the support of the Australian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
19 February 2014
A high-level ILO delegation from the Philippines agreed during a visit to Japan that creating decent work opportunities will be the key to the long-term success of the response to Typhoon Haiyan.