Disaster ReliefFeatured Stories

Food Packs for a Small Southern Mindanao Village Striving for Peace

Villages in Patikul, a 3rd class municipality, in Sulu, Southern Mindanao, experienced displacement and stagnation due to decades of fighting. “Sulu province was left behind in many development aspects such as healthcare services, community and infrastructure projects, housing development, education and poverty.” observed Project Coordinator Adzhar J. Madjid, for Banglapines …

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Disaster Relief

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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Past EventsRegional Security

Society Board Hosts Secretary Albert Del Rosario in New York

NEW YORK – Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert F. Del Rosario met with the US-Philippines Society Board of Directors on September 25, at Sofitel Hotel in New York City. The business meeting was an opportunity to discuss the South China Sea Arbitration case, EDCA, Philippines’ hosting of APEC and more. …

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Disaster Relief

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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Community and Sectoral OutreachPast Events

Arts Auction: Relief Efforts Expand

With the Society’s assistance, the Philippine Humanitarian Coalition forged partnership with All Hands Volunteers, a Massachusetts-based non profit organization focused on worldwide disaster relief. A July 22 arts auction at Romulo Hall raised funds for the Nepal earthquake victims. Guests of Honor Philippine Ambassador Jose Cuisia Jr and Nepal Ambassador …

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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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Disaster ReliefPast Events

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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