Ebay, Jorge S.

Ebay, Jorge S.
Associate Professor
UP Visayas

Biographical Sketch

Has a Master of Community Development degree from University of the Philippines Diliman. Finished his undergraduate degree on History-Community Development in UP Visayas in 1997. Has nineteen years of professional experience. Currently Associate Professor of Community Development, and Director of Center for West Visayan Studies (CWVS). Serves as Program Manager of the RISE (Bangon) Gigantes Project: Rehabilitation for Island Sustainability and Empowerment, a post-Yolanda rehabilitation program funded by Christian Aid. Also Program Manager of the Child-Centered Disaster Risk Reduction (CCDRR) Program for Western Visayas, supported by UNICEF. Focal Person of Scaling Up Resilience in Governance (SURGE) for Western Visayas, an advocacy program funded by the DIPECHO in 2015. Served as Project Manager of the Risk Reduction and Capability Building Program for the Gigantes Group of Islands, Carles, Iloilo funded by Philippines-Australia Community Assistance Program (PACAP); and Strengthening Institutional Capacity for Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation through the Establishment of DRR/CCA Resource Hub funded by the United Nations World Food Programme (UNWFP). Provided consultancy services to World Bank-Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (WB-GFDRR), GIZ, Christian Aid, Adventist Relief and Development Agency, World Vision, Office of Civil Defense, Department of Interior and Local Government and Department of Environment and Natural Resources

Recent Projects

  • First Author. 2012. Documentation of the Best Practices on DRRM of the National Gawad Kalasag Winners from Western Visayas. Iloilo City: Office of Civil Defense Region VI.
  • Co-Author. 2011. "Transforming Lives through Integral Community Mobilization and Organization." Ginhawa: Well-Being in the Aftermath of Disasters. Manila: Philippine Psychiatric Association and World Association for Psychosocial Rehabilitation.
  • First Author. 2009. Challenges in Coordinating Response and Rehabilitation Activities during the Guimaras Oil Spill: Implications to the Philippine Disaster Management System. Danyag (Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences). Volume 14 (Supplement) 2009.
  • Author. 2010. Community Organizing for Disaster Risk Reduction: Some Lessons from the Solar 1 Oil Spill in Guimaras. Proceedings First Asia-Pacific Regional Conference On Community Development 7-8 May 2009. Quezon City: College of Social Work and Community Development, University of the Philippines, Diliman.

Contact Details

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