humanitarian response - updates

Rappler's latest stories on humanitarian response


NGO-led crowdfunding app seeks to aid in disaster response

May 16, 2018 - 1:42 PM

SAFER, the country's first locally-led crowdfunding app, provides quick relief and response to disasters and emergencies

Caritas PH brings P10-M aid to home-based Marawi evacuees

Jul 19, 2017 - 3:29 PM

An estimated number of 97 788 families from Marawi or 438 701 evacuees are staying with their relatives or friends in surrounding regions

EVACUEES. NASSA/Caritas Philippines during its rapid needs assessment in one of the evacuation areas in Iligan City. Photo courtesy of NASSA/Caritas Philippines

Groups collaborate to prevent diarrhea outbreak in Catanduanes

Jan 03, 2017 - 9:41 AM

The Humanitarian Response Consortium HRC installs a water bladder and distributes Aqua tablets in typhoon hit community to improve water safety in typhoon hit communities

Behind the scenes: Task Force Ground Zero formed in Casiguran

Oct 22, 2015 - 2:17 PM

The task force will augment local recovery efforts in Aurora where 16 000 families are affected by Typhoon Lando

Needs assessment over #RubyPH to begin Dec 8

Dec 08, 2014 - 1:55 AM

UPDATED Humanitarian agencies are sending unmanned aerial vehicles to assess the situation in affected areas and gathering social media to know the needs of affected communities

Asian leaders discuss protection of people displaced by disasters

Oct 15, 2014 - 9:31 PM

More people are displaced by disasters than by conflicts In 2013 there were more people forced to leave their homes in the Philippines than there were in 4 continents combined

COLLABORATION. (L-R) DFA assistant secretary Jesus Domingo, Swiss ambassador to the Philippines Ivo Sieber, DRD executive director Charles-Antoine Hofmann, and NI envoy Walter Klein talk about the framework of the consultations. Photo by David Lozada/ Rappler

UN seeks P1.2-B fund for 'Sendong' rehab

Dec 22, 2011 - 7:00 PM

Fund to come from global community aid agencies

HUMANITARIAN AID. United Nations humanitarian coordinator for the Philippines, Dr. Soe Nyunt-U presents to Office of the Civil Defense director, Ronald Flores, a copy of the UN humanitarian response plan for victims of tropical storm "Sendong" which seeks to raise P1.2-B (US$28.6-M) to fund rehabilitation efforts. (Photo by David Y. Santos)