Disaster ReliefPast Events

Reception

Ambassador Jose Cuisia, Jr. hosts a reception at the Embassy on July 2, 2014 for those who contributed to the success of the benefit concert, co-sponsored by the US-Philippines Society. Present were representatives from the Philippine Humanitarian Coalition, the Noveau production team headed by Robert Pullen, and the US-Philippines Society …

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Disaster ReliefPast Events

New Approaches for Building Resiliency in the Philippines after Haiyan

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On April 23, the US-Philippines Society and the Embassy of the Philippines in a first time collaboration with the American Institute of Architects-Washington DC Chapter hosted a special event on the occasion of DC ARCHITECTURE WEEK. Prominent Chicago-based Filipina architect, Ms. Lira Luis, led the panel of …

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Disaster ReliefPast Events

Pandan Central School in Antique gets a new school building from BDO Foundation and US-Philippines Society

PANDAN, ANTIQUE – On March 25, BDO Foundation and US-Philippines Society jointly inaugurated a new four-classroom two-storey building and turned it over to school officials, teachers and students of Pandan Central School in Antique.  This school suffered major damage when typhoon Yolanda barreled the eastern Visayan seaboard.  This initiative became …

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Board Meeting & Business Mission

Board Meeting and Business Mission in Manila and site visits to typhoon recovery projects in the Visayas. The U.S.-Philippines Society Board, led by Co-Chairs M.V. Pangilinan and Amb. John D. Negroponte, engaged key Philippine government officials, private sector leaders, and visited Typhoon Haiyan recovery sites, January 29-31, 2015. Source: MANILA …

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Disaster ReliefPast Events

Readiness and Resilience: Lessons Learned One Year After Typhoon Haiyan

A year after Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines, the US-Philippines Society, Embassy of the Philippines, and CSIS-Sumitro Chair for Southeast Asia Studies presented a highly successful symposium that featured leaders and experts from the Philippines and the U.S. including Philippine Public Works and Highways Secretary Rogelio L. Singson and former …

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Disaster Relief

Assistance Flowing for Typhoon Recovery “After the Storm”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The June 15 Kennedy Center Benefit Concert netted more than $350,000 to support post-Typhoon Haiyan recovery in the central Philippines. The concert, inspired by Ambassador and Mrs. Jose Cuisia and presented by the US-Philippines Society in cooperation with the Philippine Humanitarian Coalition (PHC), succeeded in drawing attention …

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Disaster ReliefPress Releases

Haiyan Benefit Concert in DC a Huge Success

WASHINGTON, D.C.-“After The Storm”-the star-studded benefit concert gala for the Philippines held at the Concert Hall of the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, June 15, was a huge success drawing a diverse crowd and calling attention to the post-Typhoon Haiyan recovery and rehabilitation efforts. Young and old, …

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