Monthly Archives: June 2016

CRS’ Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development

  Lalin “Yayang” Autida, 26-year-old housewife and a mother of five children is a resident of Purok 4, Barangay Cabulohan, a rural community in the Municipality of Cabanglasan, Bukidnon Province, Northern Mindanao. Yayang is one of the household beneficiaries of Catholic Relief Services (CRS) – Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) project in their community. Before […]

CRS promotes disaster resiliency through Community Drills

story by: Riel Vincent Alfarero, DRR Palo-Tanauan Social Mobilization Officer  and Marivic Eclarinal, DRR Palo-Tanauan Field Assistant On November 8, 2013, Super‑typhoon Haiyan (locally named “Yolanda”)—one of the largest Category 5 typhoons ever recorded— made landfall in Leyte. Over 12 million people were affected, of which 4 million were displaced and over 6,000 killed. Palo is one of the […]

CRS’ Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Innovations for Typhoon Haiyan Response