Tacloban Airshed Benchmarking

Members of the governing board and technical working group of Tacloban Airshed, of which Volunteer for the Visayans (VFV) sits as a board member, embarked on a Capacity Building/Benchmarking activity for Tacloban Airshed Governing Board and Technical Working Group members at the National Capital Region from October 24-28, 2016.

“Make our Mangonbangon River Clean”

Adopt-a-Stero Project is one of VFV’s project designed not only to keep our river clean and healthy but to educate the public on the danger of pollution and the importance of our water bodies. Mangonbangon river is a stream and is located in downtown of Tacloban City. The river banks are filled with structures and


The overview of this project , is seen as a climate change mitigation strategy that seeks to enhance the country’s forest stock to absorb carbon dioxide, which is largely blamed for global warming. Its history, goes back after Typhoon “Yolanda”(Haiyan), considered one of the most powerful typhoons to have made landfall in recorded history,devastated Tacloban