United States Ambassador to the Philippines Philip S. Goldberg led the inauguration of 36 sari-sari stores and announced the establishment of a Php176-million ($4 million) credit facility for micro-entrepreneurs in areas devastated by Typhoon Yolanda on Monday (October 20). This project is part of the U.S. government’s support to the Philippines for Typhoon Yolanda recovery which totals nearly 6.3 billion Pesos ($143 million USD).
The U.S. government has provided Php4.4 million to assist displaced families affected by the Mayon Volcano in Albay province.
Nearly 11 months after Typhoon Yolanda (international name Haiyan) devastated the Philippines, the U.S. government continues to partner with the Philippines on recovery and rebuilding efforts.
U.S. Provides Silliman University with State-of-the-Art Education Facility Manila, September 25, 2014 -- The U.S. government, through U.S. Embassy Manila’s United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is awarding Silliman University a new state-of-the-art school building, which will enhance the quality of education offered by one of Dumaguete’s premier educational institutions.
The U.S. government and the provincial government of Leyte hosted two conferences this week to improve service delivery and build climate change resilience.
Last updated: October 30, 2014