Helping communities address environmental challenges

Center for Environmental Concerns - Philippines works to cultivate environmental awareness and action, create a community of advocates, and contribute to the defense of ecosystems and peoples through empowering education, community-based research, and people-oriented, patriotic, and scientific advocacy.

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CEC conducts DRRO in urban poor community

July 31, 2015

July of this year, the Build Power and Resilience (BPR) Team facilitated a Disaster Risk Reduction Orientation (DRRO) in Barangay 37 Reclamation Area, one of the barangays in downtown Tacloban hardly hit by super typhoon Yolanda. In attendance were members of the Barangay Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Committee (BDRRMC) and members of Kusog, CEC’s […]

Empowering women for a more resilient community

July 16, 2015

Super typhoon Yolanda (named after a woman) killed thousands of people in Eastern Visayas and in the entire country, many of whom were women. Women who were fortunate enough to have survived continue to struggle hard to rise above the difficulties of Yolanda aftermath—the trauma, the lost homes, and the rising cost of living among […]