by Philippine News Agency | Thursday, 09 June 2016
In response to the threats of climate change, the Catholic Church, through the social action arm of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP), will be strengthening the capacities of its employees and volunteers in responding to emergencies and disasters.
National Secretariat for Social Action (NASSA)/Caritas Philippines Executive Secretary Fr. Edwin Gariguez said at least 10 disaster-prone dioceses in the country will be part of the program called PEACH (European-Asian Partnership for Building Capacities in Humanitarian Action).
The European Union–funded program was recently launched in Bangkok, Thailand with Caritas Internationalis President...