Disaster ReliefWeekly Series

Weekly Issues: Global Heroes

April 24, 2020 Featured Author Chairman of the Carlos P. Romulo Foundation for Peace and Development Founding Director of the US-Philippines Society His article appeared in the Philippine Star April 24 and is shared with the Society’s online readership, with the author’s permission. We call our overseas workers modern day …

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Disaster ReliefFeatured Stories

Appeal for Solidarity to Combat COVID 19

Make a Donation Today LET US RESPOND AND MOBILIZE THE NECESSARY RESOURCES TO STOP THE SPREAD OF COVID-19 IN THE PHILIPPINES. We ask that you consider making a donation in support of the “Appeal for Solidarity to Combat COVID-19” in collaboration with the AmCham Foundation. Testing and protection are crucial as …

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Disaster ReliefUS News

Nobody Cares About the Little People’: Cruise Crews File Covid-19 Suit

Nearly 80,000 crew members are stranded on 100 cruise ships amid the coronavirus pandemic. Many passengers have been evacuated. The New York Times, By Frances Robles April 14, 2020 KEY WEST, Fla. — As governments around the world have grappled with how to rescue cruise ship passengers stuck on board …

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Disaster Relief

2020 Carlos P. Romulo Award

At a welcome reception in Manila, February 16, 2020, hosted by Ambassador Jose Manuel G. Romualdez, the Society acknowledged the leadership of Co-chair Manuel V. Pangilinan who was honored together with Director Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala for work in mobilizing private sector recovery assistance to victims of natural disasters …

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Disaster ReliefFeatured StoriesMarawi Update

MARAWI UPDATE: The Story Behind the New York Times Story

Under the headline, “For U.S. Commandos in the Philippines, a Water Pump Is a New Weapon Against ISIS,” the New York Times recently described how American and Filipino forces are cooperating on humanitarian assistance to address the continuing needs of evacuees from the devastating five-month Marawi Siege that forced nearly …

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Disaster ReliefFeatured StoriesMarawi UpdateNews

US-Philippines Society Livelihood, Education and Health Programs for Displaced Communities

Marawi City, Philippines – Following the 2019 Annual Board of Directors Meeting in Manila, the US-Philippines Society delegation led by President Ambassador John F. Maisto and Director Henry B. Howard visited project sites in Marawi City on February 21. At the Lanao del Sur Provincial Capitol, TFBM Field Manager and Housing and …

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Disaster ReliefFeatured StoriesMarawi Update

Digital Boost for Displaced Marawi Learners

Investing in Education The Smart School-in-a-Bag, a portable digital classroom, is designed to facilitate learning in remote areas by utilizing mobile technology and innovative 21st-century teaching practices, and K-12 learning tools. Each package contains a preloaded laptop, compatible tablets, DVD player and disks, instruction books and guides, a projector and …

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Disaster ReliefFeatured StoriesMarawi Update

Marawi Recovery: Livelihood Assistance Program

USPHS implementing partner PDRF hosted the first Marawi Entreprenuers Forum for internally displaced persons from Marawi on July 16, 2018 held at Mindanao State University. The event was made possible through the Department of Trade and Industry, Department of Labor and Employment, local government of Marawi City, Department of Social …

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