Welcome Remarks during the Philippine Launch of the Socioeconomic Resilience Assessment Methodology and the Global Report

March 8, 2017   WELCOME REMARKS Philippine Launch of the Socioeconomic Resilience Assessment Methodology and the Global Report “Unbreakable: Building Resilience of the Poor in the Face of Natural Disasters” Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto M. Pernia Delivered by: Undersecretary Adoracion Navarro National Economic and Development Authority March 7, 2017 Discovery Suites Manila, Ortigas Center, Pasig continue reading : Welcome Remarks during the Philippine Launch of the Socioeconomic Resilience Assessment Methodology and the Global Report

NEDA notes encouraging progress in Yolanda recovery

MANILA – The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) recently noted “encouraging progress” in the rehabilitation and rebuilding efforts in the areas devastated by Super Typhoon Yolanda almost two years ago. “As the visiting UN Secretary General for Disaster Risk Reduction, Margaret Wahlstrom, observed, there is encouraging progress in rebuilding and rehabilitation efforts on the continue reading : NEDA notes encouraging progress in Yolanda recovery

EXTERNAL HUMANITARIAN & DEV’T ASSISTANCE MUST BE COORDINATED WITH GOVERNMENT – NEDA, Parallel structures overburden LGUs, Balisacan says

Economic Planning Secretary and NEDA Director-General Arsenio Balisacan (2nd from left) met with ​​United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark (2nd from right) to discuss disaster risk reduction and management  and the progress and directions of UNDP assistance to the Philippines at the UN Headquarters in New York City on July 10, 2014. Also in continue reading : EXTERNAL HUMANITARIAN & DEV’T ASSISTANCE MUST BE COORDINATED WITH GOVERNMENT – NEDA, Parallel structures overburden LGUs, Balisacan says

Statement of Sec. Arsenio M. Balisacan during the ASEM Manila Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction and Management

ASEM Manila Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction and Management “Reconstruction Assistance on Yolanda (RAY): Framework for an Organized Response” by Sec. Arsenio M. Balisacan Diamond Hotel, Manila, Philippines 05 June 2014 RAY is the Government’s strategic plan to guide the recovery and reconstruction of the economy, lives, and livelihoods in the areas affected by Yolanda. continue reading : Statement of Sec. Arsenio M. Balisacan during the ASEM Manila Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction and Management