3 MINUTE READ USAID distributed heavy-duty tarpaulins to meet the emergency shelter needs of 9,400 families after Typhoon Odette. (File photo) Manila, October 2, 2023 —The United States government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is providing more than Php450 million ($8 million) in additional funding to strengthen disaster preparedness and response in vulnerable communities in the Philippines.

The new funding will primarily enhance typhoon preparedness and develop resilient livelihood strategies in the regions of Bicol, CARAGA, and Eastern Visayas. It will also fund partnerships with the private sector to help ensure the continuity of businesses and other […]

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