Livelihood recovery for Typhoon Haiyan

Integrated Livelihood Recovery for Super Typhoon Haiyan-affected Communities - Government of Japan

In partnership with the Government of Japan, the International Labour Organization (ILO) responded through local resource-based work, skills training and enterprise development in Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda)-affected areas.

The Government of Japan has contributed US$3,000,000 to the ILO's “Emergency Employment and Sustainable Livelihood Recovery for Typhoon Haiyan” project to assist with rebuilding the livelihoods of people devastated by Typhoon Haiyan. Directly affected were about 5.6 million workers. Of these, 2.6 million were already in vulnerable employment and living at or near the poverty line even before the super typhoon.

The project contribution will support more than 6,740 persons through local resource-based work, skills development, and enterprise development. These beneficiaries are distributed across communities in Leyte (including Tacloban), Northern Cebu, Bohol, Negros Occidental and Coron, Palawan.

Planning for local resource-based work in Busuanga, Palawan

Community orientation and identification of potential workers in Busuanga

PhilHealth project assessment and planning workshop
Community-based enterprise development (C-BED) workshop for ILO partners in Cebu

Bamboo for sawali production in Coron, Palawan.

Haiyan: Planting the seeds of recovery

Haiyan: Building back better and greener


For further information please contact:

ILO Country Office for the Philippines (CO-Manila)
19th Floor, Yuchengco Tower
RCBC Plaza, 6819 Ayala Avenue
1200 Makati City, Philippines
Tel. +632 8580 9900
Fax +632 8856 7597

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