Social Protection and Climate Change: How did the Philippines combine emergency relief with lasting protection after Haiyan?

Organization(s): ILO
Country: Philippines
Year: 2017
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In the wake of Typhoon Haiyan, the Philippines’ Integrated Livelihood and Emergency Employment Program (DILEEP) provided emergency employment opportunities to affected populations, and affiliated participants to several social insurance schemes. Nearly 80,000 programme participants received immediate relief after the typhoon struck in 2013, and were enrolled in the national health and employment injury insurance schemes.

Social Protection and Human Rights