DSWD’s women, child-friendly spaces in evacuation centers reduce risks during disasters

March 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on DSWD’s women, child-friendly spaces in evacuation centers reduce risks during disasters 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, March 16 (PNA)–The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said Monday it considered its initiatives in putting up “women-child friendly spaces” for women and children in evacuation centers as one of its “best practices” in reducing risks during disasters.

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PCA fast tracks use of Php1-billion 2014 unspent budget for rehab

March 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on PCA fast tracks use of Php1-billion 2014 unspent budget for rehab 

TACLOBAN CITY, March 4 -– The Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) still has Php1 billion unspent funds from 2014 for recovery projects in farms pounded by super typhoon Yolanda.

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