DRR Kicks Off in Aklan Province

DRR in Aklan

The Disaster Risk Reduction Program has formally kicked off in schools in the province of Aklan.The first DRR training was done at Pusiw Elementary School in the town of Numancia. For the month of August, 549 children were empowered...

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DRR on Mountaintop Barangays

DRR in Mountaintop

A total of 237 individuals participated on the Disaster Risk Reduction training held last January 2016 at the mountain barangays of Mahayag and Dongol, Ormoc City...

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New Centers of HOPE Inaugurated

emc building centers

November 8, 2015 - On the second year anniversary of Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan), HOPE worldwide inaugurated the three (3) Centers of HOPE in the Visayas Region, located at Tacloban, Ormoc and Northern Cebu.

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Disaster Relief Operations

HOPE distributed relief goods to the families affected by Typhoon Koppu in Dagupan City... Read More >

Medical Emergency Training

Medical Emergency

Medical Emergency Training last August 2015. The training was facilitated by a medical team from Albuquerque Church of Christ led by Dr. Darryl Macias. He was the former lead of Hope New Mexico. The training was conducted in Manila and Cebu. The goal of the training is for tranees to be equipped to respond when there’s a medical emergency need. The training was sponsored by the ICOC - Manila Church. This is a new level of training when it comes to people's preparedness and at the same time how to be able to help others survive during disasters. The two trainings have a total of 69 attendees.

DRR Training with ICOC - Iloilo Church

Iloilo Church was the first church to complete the 3-day training for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) last July 2015. The training had an attendance of 38 persons. Iloilo had a history of a devastating disaster brought about by Typhoon Fengshen last June 2008 which most of them recall their horrific experience. Sol Fernandez initiated for HOPE to share a family level contingency planning with his 23 students.

Energizer Philippines Inc.

Habagat Update

Fourteen staff from Energizer Philippines Inc. turned over remote controlled toys, batteries, and gave a check amounting to Php 20,000 to Center of HOPE Baseco.

Children’s Month Celebration

Last November 2015, the community held the annual event for the protection of children in view of children month entitled “Komunidad at pamahalaan magkaisa, Pang aabuso sa Bata wakasan na!”. This was celebrated by doing an advocacy parade around the community, showcasing the talent of the children of all participating NGOs, POs, MDSW and LGU such as World Vision, Lingap Pangkabataan, WMC, UPA, Kabalikat and the like. Around 800 children participated from all partners of BIAN and around 200 volunteers help in the security, sound system, set up and food preparations.

Dallas Texas Church

Habagat Update

Last March 5, 2015, volunteers from Dallas Texas Church fed 62 beneficiary of Day Care program and gave gifts to clients of CBTRP (Community-based Treatment and Recovery Program).

IBM Philippines

Last May 2015, twelve staff from IBM Phils held the monthly Birthday Celebration for the clients of CBTRP or Community Based Treatment and Recovery Program. They served 30 children and youth by feeding, games and they donated cash for school supplies.