UPRI Participates in a Fishbowl Conversation on “Shifting the Power” back to Grassroots Communities

The Center for Disaster Preparedness (CDP) invited the UP Resilience Institute (UPRI) to join a fishbowl discussion among key grassroots groups and major donors, hosted by the Center for Disaster Preparedness, GlobalGiving, Global Fund for Community Foundations, and the Nonprofit Finance Fund with USAID fund support. CDP and the UPRI are partners through the Philippine […]

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Cross-country Knowledge Exchange between Bangladesh and the Philippines through the Asian Preparedness Partnership

On September 6, 2023, representatives from the Bangladesh Preparedness Partnership (BPP) visited the UP Resilience Institute (UPRI) which serves as the academic pillar of the Philippine Preparedness Partnership (PhilPrep). During this visit, the BPP gained valuable insights into the Philippines’ institutional systems, best practices, and strategies in multi-stakeholder disaster risk reduction and management, with the […]

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UP Resilience Institute serves as Co-chair with the Philippine Preparedness Partnership at the 8th Asian Preparedness Partnership Regional Steering Committee Meeting held in Manila

The 8th meeting of the Asian Preparedness Partnership (APP) Regional Steering Committee (RSC) convened in Manila, Philippines on 3 October 2023 to discuss the progress and gains of the regional and national preparedness partnerships under the APP. The Philippine Preparedness Partnership or PhilPrep, composed of its multi-sectoral co-chairs from the government, private sector, civil society, […]

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UPRI and the Philippine Preparedness Partnership meet with Civil Defense Administrator Usec. Ariel F. Nepumoceno

The Philippine Preparedness Partnership, or PhilPrep, met with the new Civil Defense Administrator Undersecretary Ariel F. Nepumoceno last 19 July 2023 to discuss his vision for the Office of Civil Defense and its potential role in PhilPrep. PhilPrep is a multi-sectoral platform for Disaster Preparedness composed of the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) representing government, […]

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Expanding Horizons and Sharing Experiences: The PhilPrep South-South Learning Exchange

  In support of its dedication to empowering local communities through multidisciplinary actions toward resilience, the UP Resilience Institute (UPRI) acts as the academic pillar of the Philippine Preparedness Partnership (PhilPrep). PhilPrep is the primary advocate of quadripartite partnership in the Philippines, promoting collaboration among main actors in humanitarian action: the government through the Office […]

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The Power of Partnership: PhilPrep’s Approach to Humanitarian Action

  As part of its continuous pursuit to empower people, institutions and communities towards climate and disaster resilience, the UP Resilience Institute serves as the academic pillar of the Philippine Preparedness Partnership. The Philippine Preparedness Partnership (PhilPrep) is a collaborative partnership forged between four essential pillars in the country’s humanitarian preparedness response and action. It […]

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UPRI Roundtable Discussion with the Philippine Academic Society for Climate and Disaster Resilience (PASCDR) and the Philippine Preparedness Partnership (PhilPrep)

  As the permanent secretariat of the Philippine Academic Society for Climate and Disaster Resilience (PASCDR) and the academic sector partner of the Philippine Preparedness Partnership (PhilPrep), the UP Resilience Institute (UP RI) brought together leaders from the PASCDR and PhilPrep to a Roundtable Discussion last 20th of October 2022. There were a total of […]

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