The project will specifically target yolanda/haiyan affected sites in the Visayas. It will continue distribution of relief items to local residents, provide psycho-social first aid training to locally based counsellors and teachers and rehabilitate selected schools.
13 million people have been affected by yolanda/haiyan in the philippines. of those, 4.9 million are children. list of their problems include the following: limited supply of relief goods and medicines; trauma; and facilities to continue their learning;
The project aims to continue to provide relief items and medicines to survivors, especially the children affected by Yolanda/Haiyan in the Visayas; train local counsellors and teachers on psycho-social first aid; and rehabilitate selected school facilities;
Long term impact includes: promote disaster resiliency among the local residents by continuing the provision of relief for those affected, provide capacity building for local counsellors and teachers on psycho-social first aid and to continue the education of the children using their newly refurbished school facilities
Manila, NCR - Philippines
Director, Center for Social Concern and Action