Philippines Country content en DSWD, WFP Launch Disaster Response Centre In Visayas CEBU – In preparation for emergencies, the Visayas Disaster Response Centre (DRC) was inaugurated today in Mandaue City in Cebu Province by the Philippine government, through the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC) and the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD, and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). Philippines Asia Tue, 26 Apr 2016 07:09:00 +0000 WFP 649507 at Philippines: Meet the All-Women Emergency Response Team of Cotabato City The members of the All-Ladies Emergency Response Team are breaking gender stereotypes as they train to be one of the first all-female emergency response teams in the Philippines. The World Food Programme (WFP) and private sector partner Yum! are helping empower these women so they are fully prepared to respond to emergencies. Disaster Risk Reduction Philippines Local Asia Focus on Women Wed, 23 Mar 2016 05:40:03 +0000 Faizza Tanggol 649286 at Philippines: Nutrition Support Gives Mother & Child a Healthier Outlook For every child, having enough of the right food during the first 1000 days is critical. The lack of adequate nutrition can have a far-reaching impact on the child’s ability to grow, learn and eventually rise out of poverty. With help from WFP, Sandori is able to ensure her child and unborn baby get the nutrition they need.  Nutrition Philippines Local Asia Nutrition Wed, 23 Mar 2016 04:50:35 +0000 Raihana M. Datuharon 649238 at Philippines: Cash Transfers Provide Flexible Options for Women As the World Food Programme (WFP) increasingly uses cash-based assistance in the Philippines, women farmers like Analyn are able to grow their own produce and choose what to buy with the money they earn. Cash and Vouchers Philippines Local Asia Cash and Vouchers Thu, 03 Mar 2016 02:54:19 +0000 Faizza Tanggol 649174 at Philippines: Women Transform Lake Community into Tourism and Livelihood Haven A women's group in Matanog, Maguindanao is able to transform and sustain Marayag Lake into a source of alternative livelihood for their community. Food For Assets Philippines Local Asia Food for Assets Thu, 03 Mar 2016 02:21:07 +0000 Faizza Tanggol 649172 at Philippines: School Meals Bring Maguindanao Community Together In a remote town in Upi, Maguindanao, parents, teachers, and local government leaders are working together to ensure that their children get the right food at the right time through the World Food Programme's (WFP) school meals project. School Meals Philippines Local Asia School Meals Tue, 01 Mar 2016 05:01:02 +0000 Faizza Tanggol 649104 at Philippines: A Mother’s Vegetable Garden Gives Her Hope and Strength When the Municipality of Tangcal partnered with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to provide alternative livelihood for their community, Sohra decided to participate so she could provide much-needed food for her family. Cash and Vouchers Philippines Local Asia Cash and Vouchers Tue, 01 Mar 2016 03:26:42 +0000 Norma Constantino 649085 at Philippines: Building Community Spirit Through Protecting Harvests Solar driers provided by the EU and WFP are helping farmers in the Philippines adapt to changing weather patterns, boost their harvests and access markets more quickly. Food For Assets Philippines Local Asia Food for Assets Tue, 02 Feb 2016 06:29:17 +0000 Anthony Chase Lim 648919 at Philippines: Harvesting Rainwater in the Face of Climate Change The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is helping some Philippine city residents prepare for the uncertainty of climate change.  Climate Change Philippines Local Asia Climate Change Mon, 30 Nov 2015 04:59:33 +0000 Faizza Tanggol 648516 at Philippines: Empowering Conflict-Affected Communities Through E-Cards In conflict-affected Central Mindanao, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) is helping displaced communities overcome food insecurity and promoting long term peace at the same time. Cash and Vouchers Philippines Local Asia Cash and Vouchers Tue, 03 Nov 2015 02:35:30 +0000 Faizza Tanggol 648312 at