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U.S. Government-Funded Partnership Advances Water Security in Visayas and Mindanao
March 30, 2017

To celebrate World Water Day on March 22, Ambassador Kim joined Philippine government representatives to celebrate the success of Be Secure, a Php966-million program that increased access to safe water and sanitation in the Visayas and Mindanao regions.

March 28, 2017

Today’s ceremony demonstrates the U.S. Government’s ongoing work, together with the Government of the Philippines, to help bring peace and stability in Mindanao. Graduates, we have no doubt that you will shape a more stable and prosperous future for the Philippines.

One-third of the Filipino population is between the ages of 15 and 24, and the growth that happens during that age range is particularly complex. For those youth who do not finish school, the challenges are even greater.

New U.S.-Philippine Partnership to Conserve Wildlife and Biodiversity in the Philippines
March 15, 2017

The U.S. government, through the U.S. Embassy in the Philippines’ United States Agency for International Development (USAID), partnered today with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to launch a new biodiversity conservation project that will help protect and manage the Philippines’ diverse habitats and species.

February 8, 2017

Water security is also one of the strategic priorities of USAID in the Philippines. For the past four years, USAID, through its Water Security for Resilient Economic Growth and Stability or the Be Secure Project, has worked with local governments and water utilities to provide 1.5 million Filipinos access to clean drinking water. We have also helped almost 900,000 Filipinos access improved sanitation.

January 18, 2017

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Last updated: October 16, 2017

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