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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