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New Php870M USAID Project to Strengthen Water Security in Palawan, Negros Occidental, and Sarangani
November 19, 2020

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the provinces of Palawan, Negros Occidental, and Sarangani to address water security challenges faced by communities there. USAID Acting Mission Director Patrick Wesner led the signing ceremony together with representatives from the Philippine government and private sector, including National Economic and Development Authority Assistant Director General Roderick Planta, Palawan Governor Jose Chaves Alvarez, Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson, and Sarangani Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon.

U.S. Provides Php9.7M of Critical Relief to Communities Affected by Super Typhoon Rolly
November 6, 2020

The U.S. government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), will provide Php9.7 million ($200,000) to support the Philippine government’s efforts to assist families hardest hit by Super Typhoon Rolly. More than 2 million people were affected by the typhoon, and over 1 million Filipinos are currently in government evacuation centers.

Vice President Robredo, USAID, PBEd Team Up to Provide Training to Unemployed and Out-of-School Youth
October 22, 2020

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Philippine Business for Education (PBEd), and the Office of the Vice President of the Philippines (OVP) today launched a partnership to provide free technical-vocational skills and employability training for over 1,000 unemployed and out-of-school Filipino youth.

New U.S. Government Assistance Protects Philippine Communities from Natural Disasters
October 20, 2020

The U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), has provided an additional Php170 million ($3.5 million) to bolster the Philippine government’s capacity to help protect high risk communities against the impacts of natural disasters.

USAID, Coca-Cola Foundation Philippines, LGUs, and NGOs Set Up Handwashing Facilities in Cagayan de Oro and Tagbilaran
October 16, 2020

In celebration of October 15 Global Handwashing Day, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) forged a partnership with the Coca-Cola Foundation Philippines, the local governments of Cagayan de Oro City and Tagbilaran City, and local non-government organizations Balay Mindanaw Foundation, Inc. and Bohol Integrated Development Initiative to install handwashing facilities and promote handwashing practices.

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Last updated: November 24, 2020

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