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Marawi City Rebuilding Gets Support from US-Philippines Society

Makati City and Marawi City, Philippines – Focus on the aftermath of the Marawi siege included a presentation for directors in Manila on February 19 and a follow-on visit to Marawi City by Society members on February 21. The Manila session featured Marawi Task Force Undersecretary Falconi Millar, Lanao del …

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Joint Statement between the United States of America and the Republic of the Philippines

The White House Office of the Press Secretary November 13, 2017 U.S. President Donald J. Trump and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte met in Manila, Philippines on November 13, 2017, to discuss a broad range of shared interests and priorities. Both leaders praised the enduring United States-Philippines Alliance, built on a …

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Perspectives on the Marawi Crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C.- A November 3 Roundtable Seminar on the Marawi Crisis addressed factors leading to initial militant success, cited additional examples of recent ISIS-inspired activities in the southern Philippines, parallels with ISIS operations in the Middle East, and the daunting economic, psycho-social, and security challenges ahead. Aleem Siddiqui Guiapal, Executive …

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Rebuilding Resilient Communities after a Natural Disaster

TACLOBAN, PHILIPPINES –  The February 24 visit to Tacloban capped a three-year effort by the US-Philippines Society in partnership with the Philippine Disaster Recovery Foundation (PDRF), led by Directors M.V. Pangilinan and Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala, to assist victims of Typhoon Haiyan through programs to rebuild schools and housing …

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Call for Donations to Assist in the Relief Efforts in the aftermath of Two Super Typhoons

Let’s not forget those who have lost much and are now in need Your donation can make a difference during this holiday season. The US-Philippines Society and the Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation are calling for support in providing assistance to storm victims in the Bicol region, which was struck by …

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Disaster Resiliency Program in Aklan, Philippines

Training and demonstration of Fiber Production Process from Leaf to Finish Product  Weaving to Transform, Uplift Livelihood, and Preserve Culture On 30 June, the US-Philippines Society and Philippine Disaster Resiliency Foundation (PDRF) staff visited members of the Aklan Pina Mantra, an association of mostly women-owned small enterprise producers of the …

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BDO Foundation, US-PHL Society Fund Leyte Health Center Rehab

BDO Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of BDO Unibank, has rehabilitated Pastrana Rural Health Unit in Leyte in partnership with US-Philippines Society. The project was in keeping with its rehabilitation and reconstruction intervention in provinces devastated by Typhoon Yolanda, The renovated health center was officially inaugurated and turned over …

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Disaster Resiliency Programs in Aklan: Memorandum of Agreement Signed

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – On January 27, US-Philippines Society and Philippine Disaster Resiliency Foundation (PDRF), a leading private sector coordinator in disaster management, signed a Memorandum of Agreement to launch the project  Weaving to Transform, Uplift Livelihood, and Preserve Culture in Aklan, PH. The project is funded from donations received at the …

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Haiyan Anniversary Reflection Forum Recounts Recovery Projects

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Philippine Economic Development Authority’s Deputy Director General Margarita R. Songco, was guest speaker at a forum to mark the Second Anniversary of Typhoon Haiyan on November 6.  The event was sponsored by the US-Philippines Society, Philippine Embassy and the Philippine Humanitarian Coalition (PHC), an alliance of Filipino …

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Turnover Ceremony of Main Building, San Jose Central Elementary School

TACLOBAN, PHILIPPINES – On behalf of US-Philippines Society, Director Henry Howard attended turnover ceremony of the restored main building of San Jose Central Elementary School on August 19 with  Principal Monina E. Garbino. San Jose is the largest central school in Tacloban with 90 teaching staff. The school building was restored …

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