Entries by Joyce Anne Sandajan

Multi-Sectoral Assistance to Conflict-Affected Populations in Marawi City

The economic downturn predicted for this year will have a direct impact on the food security of millions of people. According to the National Nutrition Council (Official), ensuring healthy diets is challenging during emergencies because of mobility restrictions to gain access to food supply. One of our priorities is to cover the immediate needs of vulnerable […]

Nutrition Sensitization Orientation in Rorogagus East Transitory Site, Marawi City

“How I can help maintain the health of my child?” asked one of the fathers at Rorogagus East Transitory Site in Marawi City yesterday during a Nutrition Sensitization Orientation conducted by our Iligan team. Both mothers and fathers actively participated in the discussions. Since the facilitator highlighted men’s contribution and influence in ensuring the proper […]

Meet Aldin Beta-A Who is More than a Supervisor #RealLifeHeroes

  Aldin Beta-A is more than a DRR Supervisor for our MOVE UP 3 Project, he is one of our #RealLifeHeroes. After spearheading the Resilient Livelihood Support turnover for 50 families in Marikina last September 18, he shares his experience as a humanitarian worker, and working tirelessly to help others amidst the pandemic. 𝗪𝗵𝗲𝗻 𝗱𝗶𝗱 𝘆𝗼𝘂 […]

The Cruciality of Safe Water Access in Infectious Diseases Prevention like COVI. Around 7 million Filipinos are dependent on unsafe and unsustainable water sources.

𝗔𝗰𝗰𝗲𝘀𝘀 𝘁𝗼 𝘀𝗮𝗳𝗲 𝘄𝗮𝘁𝗲𝗿 𝗶𝘀 𝗰𝗿𝘂𝗰𝗶𝗮𝗹 𝗶𝗻 𝗽𝗿𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗶𝗻𝗳𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗶𝗼𝘂𝘀 𝗱𝗶𝘀𝗲𝗮𝘀𝗲𝘀 𝗹𝗶𝗸𝗲 𝗖𝗢𝗩𝗜𝗗-𝟭𝟵. However, around 7 million Filipinos are dependent on unsafe and unsustainable water sources. In fact, even before the pandemic, those residing in congested dwellings in informal settlements, transitory sites, and evacuation areas were already facing problems with inadequate water, poor sanitation and waste […]

Psychosocial Support, Gender Based Violence and Protection Training in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur.

A rise in cases of psychological distress and gender-based violence is one of the unfortunate impacts of humanitarian emergencies. This is why we are committed in building the capacities of our partners in the areas where we work. One way of doing this is by training barangay health workers, community volunteers, camp managers and other […]

Ensuring the Health and Safety of the Communities We Work with Through Nutrition-sensitization Trainings

Prior to the pandemic, the Philippines was already one of the top 10 countries worldwide with the highest number of stunted children. This is alarming since the risk of mortality among undernourished children, increases 15-fold if they develop pneumonia. Because of this, we rolled out nutrition-sensitization trainings for our local government partners and health volunteers […]

3-prong Approach for Consistent Proper Hygiene and Sanitation Practices in the Fight Against COVID-19

Proper hygiene and sanitation practices is vital in the fight against COVID-19. The key is for people to be consistent. Action Against Hunger follow a 3-prong approach to achieve this end: SUPPLY: we distribute to families Hygiene Kits that include soap, jerrycans and other essential hygiene products. Touch-Free Handwashing Stations are installed in various public […]