Monthly Archives: January 2016

From Solitude to Solidarity: Paz’s Story

by Naja Fragante, MEAL Officer, Manila Paz, a 66-year-old woman who lives by herself, is one of the thousands affected by Typhoon Melor (locally named “Nona”) in Northern Samar, Philippines. While all her children are in Metro Manila taking care of their own families, she gets by on her own by selling vegetables or by […]

CRS distributes Emergency Preparedness Equipment to partner communities in Compostela Valley

CRS, through Project Andam, continues to distribute Emergency Preparedness materials and equipment to partner communities in Compostela Valley as part of the small grant facility of the project. The provision of small grant to each of the partner communities started in July 2015. Partner communities can request disaster risk reduction related projects that will support […]