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World Humanitarian Day 2013

World Humanitarian Day 2013

Via UN.org

World Humanitarian Day is a time to recognize those who face danger and adversity in order to help others. The day was designated by the General Assembly to coincide with the anniversary of the 2003 bombing of the …

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Empowering youth through art

Empowering youth through art

The issues and challenges facing children and youth in one of Manila’s poorest areas have been captured in colorful photo-stories as part of a unique community-led project undertaken by CFSI’s Park Avenue Initiative (PAI).

The project targeted eight barangays in …

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Subscribe to CFSI’s monthly newsletter!

Subscribe to CFSI’s monthly newsletter!

Community and Family Services International has relaunched it monthly "NewsBrief" e-newsletter, providing information on the latest CFSI activities, events and programme highlights. If you'd like to subscribe, drop us a line at info@cfsi.ph

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CFSI marks World Refugee Day with art exhibit

CFSI marks World Refugee Day with art exhibit

CFSI, in collaboration with UNHCR and the Philippine Department of Justice, commemorated World Refugee Day on June 20 with the launch of a special art exhibit at Shangri-La Plaza in Mandaluyong City, Manila. The exhibit, entitled "Through Our Eyes: The Refugee Experience", featured works of art by refugees in the Philippines, including those from Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Viet Nam and Eritrea.

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CFSI Responds to Typhoon Bopha Disaster in Mindanao

CFSI Responds to Typhoon Bopha Disaster in Mindanao

CFSI is responding to the devastation caused by Typhoon Bopha (local name “Pablo”), which struck Mindanao on 04 December. According to official estimates, 5 million people were affected, 331 have been killed, and 380 remain missing. At present, roughly 348,000 are staying in 541 evacuation centers across 8 different regions.

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CFSI Responds to Metro Manila Flooding

CFSI Responds to Metro Manila Flooding

CFSI is responding to the devastation in Metro Manila and Luzon caused by the Southwest Monsoon and Tropical Storm Haikui. Since 06 August, heavy rains, torrential flooding, and landslides have affected 1,953,481 persons. According to official estimates, 538,445 persons have …

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