CARITAS DAMAYAN

“Daig ng MAAGAP ang… sakit at sakuna”

Caritas Damayan is Caritas Manila’s Community Well-being and Disaster Management Program.

Damayan” stands for Commpassion. Putting faith into action, Caritas Manila unites volunteers and donors for higher preventive healthcare services, crisis intervention, emergency response, and disaster recovery and rehabilitation.

Caritas Damayan promotes capacity building for environmental health, food and security and nutrition, disaster preparedness, mitigation and emergency response. Caritas has put in place a system that allows for emergency health response and disaster management, relief operation and immediate crisis intervention.

Current Events

Alternative Livelihood Assistance

  • Food and Cash for Work
  • Agriculture
  • Fishing
  • Micro Finance Cooperative & Social Enterprise

Post Disaster Redevelopment Planning

  • Post Disaster Needs Assessment and Post Disaster Health System Approach
  • Monitoring
  • Accountability
  • Evaluation
  • Learning

Activation of Disaster & Health Teams

  • Assess Basic Survival Needs
  • Physical First Aid Response
  • Medical Mission
  • Soup Kitchen
  • Psychosocial Support

Mobilization of Damayan Fleet

  • Prime Mover
  • Safari
  • Van
  • Rescue Boat
  • Ambulance/Mobile Clinic
  • Pick-up Truck
  • Water Tank
  • Dump truck

Parish & Community-based Disaster Risk Reduction & Management

  • Hazard Mapping
  • Vulnerability & Capacity Assessment
  • Evacuation & Contingency Planning
  • Action Plan

Emergency First Responder Management Training

  • Pre & Post Disaster Needs Assessment
  • Basic Physical First Aid
  • Psychosocial Support First Aid & Sphere Minimum Standards on Disaster Affected Community

Emergency First Responder Management Training

  • Pre & Post Disaster Needs Assessment
  • Basic Physical First Aid
  • Psychosocial Support First Aid & Sphere Minimum Standards on Disaster Affected Community

Community-based Participatory Health Promotion

  • Community Health Risk Assessment and Mapping
  • Community-based Disaster Mental Health & Psychosocial Support Training Program
  • Maternal and Child Health Care
  • Integrated Management on Childhood and Adult Illnesses
  • Responsible Parenthood & Natural Family Planning
  • Oral Health Education
  • WASH Promotion
  • Health Education on Social Vices and Alternative Health

The Good Newspaper (Caritas Damayan)

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