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.
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.
05 February 2014
Three months after Super Typhoon Haiyan hit parts of the Philippines, the ILO response programme is expanding with the support of the Governments of Norway and Japan, the International Maritime Employers’ Council and other partners.
07 January 2014
Building on years of experience, the ILO is helping survivors of Super Typhoon Haiyan restore their livelihoods by supporting the government in providing emergency employment, skills training and enterprise development.
01 January 2014
The January 2014 monthly news update of the ILO Country Office for the Philippines contains a feature on Typhoon Haiyan (locally known as Yolanda) survivors hope in long-term employment, latest news on private sector such as Consuelo Foundation and SM Cares reaching out to protect typhoon-affected workers, must reads including forthcoming events and meetings.
26 December 2013
Over 20,000 workers who lost their livelihoods to Typhoon Haiyan were hired under the emergency employment programme to help rebuild their communities within decent and safe working conditions. This approach has been used in countries like Cambodia, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Timor Leste to help the vulnerable who suffer the most in crisis and disasters.
23 December 2013
The private sector helps ensure that people in Haiyan-affected areas do not fall victims again of work-related illnesses or accidents. Consuelo Foundation, Ace Hardware and SM Cares partner with ILO to provide much-needed emergency employment for thousands of families and to promote safety and health.
13 December 2013
By the end of the year, 20,000 workers and their families will have benefited from the Emergency Employment Programmes run by the Department of Labor and Employment, with the support of the International Labour Organization. The ILO’s most senior official in Asia Pacific visited Tacloban and Basey, two typhoon-hit areas to look at progress and needs on-the-ground.
10 December 2013
Mr Yoshiteru Uramoto, the ILO's Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, is to pay a visit to the Philippines to visit those affected by Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda), talk to workers taking part in emergency employment programmes and review efforts to rebuild the livelihoods of those affected.