Friday, December 1, 2017 - 14:04
  Abstract   Over the course of the American occupation of the Philippines, hundreds of thousands of Americans migrated to the islands while tens of thousands of Filipinos migrated to the U.S. Migrants going both ways were largely male, and they frequently engaged in...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 15:18
    Abstract   While research exists on the precarious nature of international migrant care work, the impact of the inequitable distribution of care resources on the well-being of women caregivers and their families is unknown. Both sending and...
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 09:15
Last September 19, 2017, the Institute of Philippine Culture (IPC) not only marked the celebration of its 57th anniversary, but also announced the launching of its three new contributing programs to the Ateneo de Manila University-wide project funded by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED...
Friday, September 15, 2017 - 09:55
 
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 07:35
Abstract   With the re-ascendance of the Marcos family and the burial of former president, Ferdinand Marcos, in the Libingan ng mga Bayani, the history of martial law and anti-martial law activism has gained more national attention. However, given the wealth of information on...

IPC VRA lecture on "Recovering from Yolanda amid Constellations of Rules and Incentives" by Caroline Compton, PhD Cand.

 

Abstract

Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan), the most powerful typhoon to have ever made landfall, struck the Visayas region in November 2013. In the wake of the disaster, local and national decision makers faced challenging decisions about how best to recover from the impact of the typhoon.  Simultaneously, hundreds of international humanitarian actors streamed into the region; each brought with them plans for their own recovery projects.

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