Scaling Up Resilience in Governance (SURGE) — a consortium of international NGOs including Handicap International — is calling filmmakers who want to challenge their creativity in showcasing stories of persistence in advancing inclusive community-based disaster risk reduction (ICBDRR) and, as a result, help save more lives and secure futures.
People with disabilities can be among the first to give medical aid to disaster victims. Three persons with disabilities proved this in a recent training on “medical first response” in Baras, Rizal.
Going disability inclusive is a triple win for businesses. That’s the message of the latest brochure published by Handicap International’s REBUILD Project. The brochure is designed for employers who might not know about the benefits of becoming a “disability-inclusive business.”
When Angelito Donaldo “Kuya Boy” Roxas met an accident some years back, hope for survival was almost nil. “My heart stopped three times!” One miracle later, Kuya Boy was on his way to become the first elected president of his town’s organization of people with disabilities.
Clothes vendor and tailor Dindo Alibanto talks about how Handicap International’s REBUILD Project has given his family a new life out of old clothes.
Conducted by the seven new implementers of the Cardiovascular Diseases (CVD) Program, separate trainings on CVD recently convened a total of 727 community health workers and professionals from the Davao Region, southern Philippines.
Handicap International is now co-implementing a new inclusive community-based disaster risk reduction (ICBDRR) project. Dubbed “Scaling Up Resilience in Governance (SURGE)”, the project builds on successful experiences on inclusive community-based disaster risk reduction, including lessons from the aftermath of Haiyan.
Colorful outdoor arches and streamers greeted everyone entering the small town of Baras (Rizal Province) last July 19-23 as Handicap International, through the REBUILD Project, celebrated the National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation (NDPR) Week. The festivities were co-organized by the Municipality of Baras and the Baras Federation of Persons with Disabilities Associations, Inc. (BFPWDAI).
The REBUILD Project in Baras (Rizal province) has released the first issue of the REBUILD Newsletter during the National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week celebration last week. Also available in print format, the newsletter aims to inform external stakeholders on the recent activities and accomplishments of the Project. The REBUILD Project is a livelihoods and…
Baras (Rizal) Persons with Disabilities Affairs Office focal person Leah Mercado has observed how her hometown has advanced in advocating for disability rights with the support of Handicap International.
Handicap International’s Cardiovascular Diseases (CVD) Project in Davao City, southern Philippines, has conducted a 14-day “training of trainers” on the technical and operational aspects of the CVD Program.