Save the Children PH Expresses Concern To Thousands Of Children Affected By Typhoon

Save the Children PH Expresses Concern To Thousands Of Children Affected By Typhoon


ISOC Land Topped Off I-Land Bay Plaza In Pasay City

In line with its promise of “Office of the Future,” the 12-storey, 24,000 sqm premium office tower in Pasay City is designed as an energy-efficient “green” building developed to meet global standards of excellence.

UNIQLO Provides Aid To The Philippines Affected By Typhoon Rolly And Ulysses

UNIQLO donates 1 million USD in aid to Typhoon victims through SM Foundation.

CeMAP Ensures Cement Supply To Bicol Region, Isabela, Cagayan

CeMAP assures that there will be adequate supply of cement products for provinces affected by the successive typhoons that hit the country.

Quest Journal: Your All-Around Journal

Need a planner that'll match your 2021 goals? Check out the Belle de Jour's power planner!

Save the Children Philippines fears thousands of children in typhoon-devastated provinces face severe malnutrition, miss out on classes.

Thousands of children face prolonged hunger, undernutrition, and missing out on classes weeks after Super Typhoon Goni, (local name: Rolly) the world’s most powerful storm this year devastated the Bicol provinces, Save the Children Philippines said on Wednesday.

While it may take years for some 1.8 million affected people to recover from the massive devastation, another typhoon, Severe Tropical Storm Vamco (local name: Ulysses), is intensifying and threatens to severely affect Catanduanes, Albay, and Camarines Sur, the same areas that were devastated by Typhoon Goni.

“We are concerned about the situation of 450,000 children who live in fear and isolation, and continue to experience hunger and distress as they miss out on classes,” said Atty. Alberto Muyot, Chief Executive Officer of Save the Children Philippines.

Humanitarian aid workers deployed in Catanduanes reported that children and their families still live in makeshift shacks, as their homes were destroyed, and have no access to life-saving information on the new typhoon due to massive power outage and communication interruption across the province.

Three truckloads of life-saving relief items including hygiene essentials, family emergency kits, and water kits will be distributed this week to children and their families in Catanduanes, the most devastated province.

Dr. Amado Parawan, Child Health and Nutrition Advisor of Save the Children Philippines supported local health officials in Camarines Sur and Albay in conducting a rapid Mid-Upper Arm Circumference (MUAC) screening to detect cases of severe and moderate malnutrition among children, and in referring them to health centers for early treatment.

Muyot said the COVID-19 pandemic has already interrupted the learning of 22 million students in the country, and children in typhoon-devastated areas in the Bicol provinces continue to lose out on learning due to the destruction of schools and learning modules.

“The poorest and most marginalized children are at risk of losing out on education due to impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, compounded by the devastation caused by the typhoon,” said Muyot. “The price they will have to pay for the disruption of their education is their future.”

Logistics, Regulatory Challenges For Covid-19 Vaccine Distribution

The Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PECC) today emphasized the need for greater regional cooperation to identify chokepoints in the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines.

realme Officially Launches #realmeWithYou Christmas Specials Starting With Huge Prizes

It’s really gonna be merry Christmas with realme! As a way to give back to its fans, realme PH is offering exciting freebies which includes the raffle of 6 motorcycles! #realmeWithYou

26 Eastern Visayas Cities, Towns Re-Open Tourism Industry

Planning for your next #travel amid the new normal? These cities and towns in Eastern Visayas have re-opened their tourism industry under the new normal!

SMC Sends Immediate Food Aid To Typhoon “Rolly” and “Ulysses” Victims

San Miguel Corporation continues its relief efforts to help people affected by the typhoon especially in the hardest-hit provinces — Catanduanes, Cagayan, and Quezon province.

No Time For Complacency Despite Vaccine: UN Health Body

The World Health Organizationsaid it was "cautiously optimistic" about encouraging news on the COVID-19 vaccine.

Army Aids Typhoon-Affected Residents Of Aurora Town

The Philippine Army continues its humanitarian assistance to families affected by Typhoon Ulysses.

Globe Expands 5G Coverage In 17 Cities In NCR, Visayas & Mindanao

Expect a faster and more reliable 5G experience as Globe expands its 5G coverage!

Typhoon Victims Continue To Receive Help Through Sagip Kapamilya

Thank you, Sagip Kapamilya! Together with the help of donors and partners, Sagip Kapamilya will continue to help provinces devastated by Typhoon Rolly.

DSWD Visayas Disaster Center Sends 15K Food Packs To Bicol

DSWD - Visayas Disaster Resource Center (VDRC) has sent 15,000 family food packs to the typhoon-affected families in Legazpi City and other areas in the Bicol Region.

Baguio Calls Residents 65 And Older To Stay At Home

Bawal lumabas! Baguio city government has ordered residents aged 65 years old and above to stay at home for a period of 10 days from Nov. 17 to 27.