Monthly Archives: September 2016

CRS Northern Samar releases updates and highlights for September accomplishments

CRS Catarman is CRS’ new office in Northern Samar for the typhoon Nona response and recovery. Funded by the US Agency for International Development, CRS is promoting disaster risk reduction, savings and livelihood in Northern Samar. This maiden issue highlights our accomplishments for the month of September 2016. crs-catarman-september-updates Advertisements

Women in Cluster-Approach Agro-enterprise Development

story and photos by Aiko Jane Osa/CRS. Parena Farmers Association in Giporlos, Eastern Samar is one of the 40 clusters formed through the Phase 2B of CRS Livelihood Program funded by CAFOD. Currently, it has 16 members with an almost equal number of male and female. The youngest among the female members is 37 years […]

CRS promotes solidarity

Barangay development planning has been this meaningful when Catholic Relief Services’ solidarity projects have been decided through the participation of representatives of various sectors coming from the Barangay Local Government unit (BLGU), non-government organizations, women, elderly, youth and Indigenous Peoples (IPs). The solidarity projects are part of the Barangay Development Planning process which is a […]

CRS organizes tabletop drill in Leyte

By Henry James G. Roca, PREP DRR Field Assistant TANAUAN, LEYTE—Eleven Barangay Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Committees (BDRRMC) participated in a tabletop simulation and drill exercise organized by the Planning for Resilience and Effective Preparedness (PREP) Project of Catholic Relief Services at the Tanauan Civic Center last August 27, 2016.  Considered as a dry-run […]