Skills acquisition for economic rehabilitation

Skills acquisition: A tool for economic rehabilitation in Negros Occidental

Typhoon-affected residents were hired to build houses and earn wages to provide for their families' daily needs.

Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) damaged houses and displaced families in the island community of Lakawon in Negros Occidental. Government agencies and the humanitarian community have pledged to construct houses in a five-hectare lot in Barangay Cadiz Viejo that the local government purchased as a resettlement site.