Disaster risk reduction work by World Vision Foundation in the Philippines

Disaster risk reduction work in the Philippines

With over 60 years of experience in development and humanitarian work, World Vision Development Foundation in the Philippines is a full-council member of the National Disaster Risk Management Council and a co-convenor of the DRRNet Philippines. We work with local government units, schools, and duty bearers to contribute towards resilient of households and communities. As a child-focused organization, we have been able to influence national policies such as Children’s Emergency Relief and Protection Act).

 

PRIORITIES

1. Strengthen families as the first line of protection and care for children

2. Empower children as actors in their disaster preparedness and reduction

3. Catalyse the unique and essential contribution of faith-based communities, formal and informal actors in harnessing collective and dynamic disaster resilient communities

 

FURTHER READING

Child-focused disaster risk reduction and management: Journeying with Tagbilaran City Schools

Journeying with Children Toward a Resilient Baseco

Letting the earth be heard through radio broadcasting

 

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