Social protection in disasters
ASEAN’s governments, workers and employers recommend strengthening social protection to build better resilience to disasters
ILO and ASEAN member States gather in Manila to share their experiences, and learn from countries in other regions on practices using social protection measures to prepare and respond to natural disasters.
Safety and health
The ILO highlights the need for a safety and health culture especially among young workers in the Philippines to prevent workplace accidents, injuries and illnesses.
Fishing Labour Convention
Landmark Convention will boost global efforts to ensure decent work for the world’s 38 million workers in the fishing sector.
Capacity building on labour laws compliance
Occupational Safety and Health - Safe and Healthy Youth Project
With an average of 20 typhoons a year, the Philippines is the third most disaster-prone country in the world. In recent years, storms have been getting stronger and more deadly. Helping stricken communities build back better, the ILO has been especially active over recent years in the Philippines, including responses to Super Typhoon Haiyan, the Bohol earthquake, civil unrest in Zamboanga and Typhoons Washi and Bopha.