Care Philippines Integrated Risk Management Director Celso Dulce shares his thoughts on how the Philippines could have handled the pandemic better. The Philippines has been acknowledged globally as a leading practitioner on disaster risk reduction, applying community-centred approaches. We should have been drawing from this vast reservoir of experience and knowledge in dealing with the […]
Gender equality and social inclusion are cross-cutting themes that are central to CARE’s emergency and development programming.
Jovelyn Malinao, 49 years old, has been Brgy. Gamut’s Chairperson since 2013, after serving as a Barangay Councilor for 9 years. But unlike other public servants with aspirations of public service, Jovelyn never imagined that she can lead a barangay. “Before, I was shy as I was a mere housewife. I don’t usually talk to […]
Typhoon Vongfong (locally known as Ambo), the first typhoon to hit the Philippines this year, continues to intensify and is expected to remain within the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) until Monday, May 18, 2020. As of May 14, 2020 2 PM, Vongfong has made landfall in the provinces of Northern and Eastern Samar. Vongfong […]
It was a few minutes before lunchtime and Jamerah was busy preparing for that afternoon’s order of ube barbeque (similar to bananaque) she would be selling to her neighbors at the Boganga Relocation site. This is where her family of five found home after having moved around thrice after the Marawi Siege.