With the active participation of local stakeholders, PBV and partner PDRRN are distributing emergency shelter repair kits and kitchen starter kits to 1,010 households in 15 barangays (towns) on Biliran Island.
JCC2015 is a network of CSOs working towards the 3rd World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, to be held in Sendai in 2015. The network works in close partnership with CSOs around the world to participate actively in the establishment of the Post-2015 Framework on Disaster Risk Reduction (HFA2), aims to build strong and resilient communities, and aims to share Japanese CSO’s experiences and lessons learnt with the international community.
PBV is currently working in Biliran Island, Philippines, assisting families who have been affected by Typhoon Haiyan. The typhoon passed through the southern part of the island, leaving behind wide-spread devastation. Here is a brief situation report on Biliran Island and the activities of various NGOs and the UN.
PBV will be distributing kitchen starter kits (including pots, pans, kitchen utensils, kettles, etc.), as well as other relief supplies, to approximately 600 affected households with the most urgent needs on Biliran Island, Philippines.
The advanced team has now been in the Philippines for a week – read the full update from them about the situation on the ground and the activities which PBV has been involved with.
Update from the PBV team in the Philippines( November 21st & 22nd 2013)
Distributing emergency supplies to communities affected by Typhoon Haiyan.