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November 2017

Philippine Red Cross rolls out training on disaster law for Chapters | 27-29 November 2017 | Tacloban, Philippines

27 November , 2017 8:00 am - 29 November , 2017 5:00 pm UTC+7

Two months after the successful roll-out of the first batch of training of facilitators on Disaster Law in the Philippines in September, 21 Philippine Red Cross volunteers and officers from three local chapters received training on disaster law and advocacy to strengthen PRC’s internal capacity and use these skills for the benefit of the communities that they serve. The local level Disaster Law Programme orientation and training is part of the Philippine Red Cross Disaster Law Programme’s thrust to capacitate…

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Philippine Red Cross steps up service to Filipino migrants through new info system

27 November , 2017 8:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC+7

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) has leveled up its services to overseas-based Filipinos through a digital platform that streamlines necessary information before, during, and after their stay abroad. The PRC, in partnership with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), recently unveiled the Virtual Volunteer (www.virtualvolunteer.org), a web platform that aims to link migrants to the organization’s services, as well as to other institutions that can assist them with their concerns on 27 November 2017. The…

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143 on 143; 20 Days of Advocacy | 14 Nov – 3 Dec 2017 | Philippines

14 November , 2017 8:00 am - 3 December , 2017 5:00 pm UTC+7

The 143 on 143; 20 Days Advocacy started last November 14 up to December 3, 2017 under HIV and Substance Abuse Prevention (HASAP) Project through support of IFRC. The four implementing chapters (Manila, Pasay, Quezon City and Rizal Chapter) initiate the implementation of the 143 on 143; 20 Days Advocacy in their area of concentration (Selected Site). The Chapters conducted a series of activities in community and school in by disseminating information focusing on HIV and Substance Abuse. Drug Abuse Prevention…

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PASSA Youth Training of Trainers (ToT) | 6 – 10 November 2017 | Manila, Philippines

6 November , 2017 8:00 am - 10 November , 2017 5:00 pm UTC+7

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), in collaboration with Habitat for Humanity (HfH), is empowering young people as change agents in the 21st century to build resilient communities through a Participatory Approach for Safe Shelter and Settlements Awareness (PASSA) that aims to develop local capacity to reduce shelter-and settlements-related risk. The IFRC seeks to capitalize on the power of youth collectives and support them to develop skills in joint analysis, learning, and decision-making that will…

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September 2017

Philippines Disaster Law Training for Philippine Red Cross Chapters | 20-22 September 2017 | Philippines

20 September , 2017 8:00 am - 22 September , 2017 5:00 pm UTC+7

The Philippine Red Cross, in partnership with the IFRC, recently concluded a training of Chapter facilitators on disaster law in the Philippines. This was made possible through the Regional Resilience Initiative (RRI) funded by Global Affairs Canada through Canadian Red Cross. Philippine Red Cross Chapter Administrators and technical staff coming from 20 Chapters across Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao were provided an orientation on disaster law basics and facilitation tools and skills to carry out the orientation. Training participants were selected…

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November 2016

Roundtable Discussion on Housing, Land and Property (HLP) Regulatory Barriers to Shelter & Settlements: Philippine Red Cross Experience | 22-23 November 2016 | Manila, Philippines

22 November , 2016 8:00 am - 23 November , 2016 5:00 pm UTC+7

Roundtable Discussion on Housing, Land and Property (HLP) Regulatory Barriers to Shelter & Settlements: Philippine Red Cross Experience The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) held national level rollout of the recently developed IFRC pilot training on “Regulatory Barriers to Shelter and Settlements in Disaster Contexts in Asia Pacific”. The Philippine rollout, entitled “Roundtable Discussion on Housing, Land and Property (HLP) Regulatory Barriers to Shelter & Settlements: Philippine Red Cross Experience”, was jointly organized by the PRC-IFRC Disaster Law Programme, PRC Shelter…

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April 2016

Disaster Law Orientation Session | 28 April 2016 | Philippines

28 April , 2016

  On 28th April, the Philippine Red Cross hosted a ‘Disaster Law Orientation Session’ to introduce their plans for disaster law work in the Philippines in 2016 and beyond.  This initiative follows several years of disaster law work, which has included stakeholder consultation workshops and providing feedback into national law and policy development processes. This new phase of work in the Philippines will focus largely on building the knowledge and capacity of Philippine Red Cross staff and volunteers in disaster…

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May 2015

Red Cross Red Crescent Manila Conference on Labor Migration | May 2015 | Manila, Philippines

12 May , 2015 8:00 am - 13 May , 2015 5:00 pm UTC+7

The inaugural Manila Conference on Labor Migration took place over two days in Manila, the Philippines, from 12-13 May 2015, hosted by Philippine Red Cross Society and IFRC. The event brought together a diverse collection of experts and interested parties from specialist international organizations, aid agencies, local non-governmental organizations, and academic institutions. The conference will provide a forum for discussions about labor migration with a specific focus on female domestic workers. Representatives from Ministries of Labor and Foreign Affairs were…

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August 2014

Urban Disaster Management Workshop | 18-21 August 2014 | Manila, Philippines

18 August , 2014 8:00 am - 21 August , 2014 5:00 pm UTC+7

The Urban Disaster Management workshop organized by Philippine Red Cross and IFRC, with the support of Norwegian Red Cross and Swedish Red Cross on 18-21 August 2014, in Manila, the Philippines, was a direct response to the many voices raised by National Societies to address urban Disaster Management issues with a progressive strategic and operational approach to urban preparedness, response and recovery. The workshop brought together representatives from 15 National Societies from Asia-Pacific region, in addition to Partner National Societies,…

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January 2013

ASEAN Pandemic Preparedness 2013 | 9-11 January 2013 | Philippines

9 January , 2013 8:00 am - 11 January , 2013 5:00 pm UTC+7

Click on the link for all documentation from the Pandemics as Threats to Regional and National Security  High Level Cross Sectoral Consultation: Advancing the ASEAN "Regional Multisectoral Pandemic Preparedness Strategic Framework". 9-11 January 2013, Manila, Philippines. Click: HERE - for Biographies, Opening Remarks, Presentations, Resources, Working Group Outputs

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