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Humanitarian Food Assistance For Families Affected by Typhoon Ruby

Funded by the Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) in Partnership of EcoWEB, Humanitarian Food Assistance was extended to 500 Families affected by Typhoon Ruby (International name Hagupit), the so-called second most intense tropical cyclone that hit in 2014 and made landfall in Eastern Samar on Dec 6. Apart from providing food assistance, Post Disaster Risk Assessment and Household profiling were also done and participated by the 500 beneficiary households from the 6 barangays of San Policarpo municipality which was heavily devastated by Typhoon Ruby. It was reported that despite the heavy devastation, assistance provided to affected families and communities have been very minimal.

Interview on "How CAFOD's Support had Assisted the Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) in the Affected Areas and for the Survivors

Laura from CAFOD conducted an Interview for her research on "How CAFOD's support had assisted the Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) in the Affected Areas and for the Survivors, the interview held at the EcoWEB (Sub-Station Office, Salcedo, Eastern Samar) together with Naneth Antequisa (Executive Director of Ecoweb) & Rey Tanzo (Eastern Samar Program Coordinator)

School Supplies Giving at ICECS Tambo, Iligan City

In partnership with the MSU-IIT DHS Batch 1987, BPI Employees Union, and St. Therese Avila Learning Center, ECOWEB has supported the school supplies giving the 120 Grad 1 pupils of ICECS Tambo Elementary School. Ayala Cooperative provided the bags and school supplies. Earlier the group also provided to some children in Bayug island and targets to distribute more while continuing its fund raising activity. Earlier Mangrove Planting in Bayug island was also initiated by the group.

EcoWEB with Partnership from IIT DHS Batch 87 and BPI Foundation, Donates School Supplies to some of the Children of Bayug Island, Iligan City

Balik eskwela is a happy one for some children in Bayug island who received bags and school supplies from IIT DHS Batch 87 with BPI fdn and ECOWEB. These initial children beneficiaries members of families who participated in the mangrove planting in the island initiated by the donors with the Barangay Hinaplanon Officials and other supporting groups and individuals. The bags are made of recycled quality tarpaulin by https://www.facebook.com/pages/Terra-Enterprise that provide livelihoods to women in Cebu.