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126 new shelters inaugurated in Guiuan: Celebrating resilience!

On 6 October 2017, ACTED, with the support of the municipality of Guiuan, inaugurated the 126 new houses built in Barangay Cogon, Guiuan, Eastern Samar.

This inauguration is the achievement of a two-years project signed in February 2017 in presence of the President of the French Republic François Hollande. The houses have been inaugurated in presence of the chargé d`affaire of the French Embassy in the Philippines, the Director of Agence Française de Développement (AFD) in the Philippines, Alstom Foundation General Manager, the Director of the EU Cooperation section and a representative of UNDP, Lafarge Holcim, PIN, NHA, the Guiuan Municipality and DSWD.

This project aimed at supporting the local population in developing adaptation measures to counter the effects of climate change and improve population’s resilience in front of natural disasters.

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