Finding the Good Out of Yolanda
WHO SAYS WOMEN CAN’T? Lady members of the Pawa Homeowner’s Association (HOA) in Panay, Capiz actively participate in the rebuilding efforts of their houses damaged by super typhoon Yolanda. The housing project was under the partnership of the Social Housing Finance Corporation (SHFC) and the UN Habitat. Read More
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SHFC, UN habitat to build more disaster-resilient communities in yolanda-hit areas
The Social Housing Finance Corporation recently renewed its partnership with United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN Habitat) to facilitate faster recovery and reconstruction of Yolanda-affected areas in Luzon and Visayas.
Partnership key to informal settlers’ permanent housing
Multi-sectoral collaboration played a key role in the attainment of permanent housing for 104 informal settler families belonging to Goldmine Interior Homeowners Association Inc. (GIHAI) who used to live in shanties located along the Tullahan River in Novaliches, Quezon City.
Land developers to help build resilient communities through CMP
Land developers can now participate in building disaster-resilient communities through Social Housing Finance Corporation’s (SHFC) Community Mortgage Program (CMP) based on the recently approved Board resolution of Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board (HLURB).
Rising through the Storm
History’s strongest typhoon to ever hit the land may have caused the loss of homes, but through initiative, solidarity and hard work, supported by collaborative agencies, Yolanda survivors in Capiz and Iloilo City have rebuilt their lives and created stronger communities.
Shelter Security: Igniting the fire towards women empowerment
Over the years, the Philippines has been scoring good ratings from international gender equality measures and indices for its implementation of gender-sensitive policies.