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Habitat for Humanity has already distributed more than 5,000 shelter repair kits to families most affected by Super Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.
The news came as Ulster Garden Villages Ltd. announced a donation of £20,000 to Habitat for Humanity’s Philippines Emergency Appeal. Habitat’s disaster response in the Philippines includes the distribution of 30,000 shelter repair kits and 50,000 clean-up kits in typhoon-hit areas and building disaster-resistant homes during the recovery.
Only minimal damage was caused to existing Habitat homes in the affected areas. The shelter repair kits are being distributed in Cebu Province, one of the areas most affected by the typhoon.
Items in the kits include plywood, lumber, […]
With research showing that Northern Ireland will be hit harder by the planned welfare cuts than any other part of the UK, VIEW spoke to one woman about her fears for the future.
Tess* ran a successful pub in rural Co Derry until a downturn in business forced her to close last year. Married with a young son, she is now a part-time care worker. Her husband works as a taxi driver after losing his job.
“I had the 10-year mortgage paid off on the bar and I’m currently sitting waiting for the bank to take it off me or to go bankrupt any time,” she said.
“I would love […]
Image: Andy Pollak, left, with Avila Kilmurray, Bill Osborne, Deirdre Garvey, and Brian Harvey at the Building Change Trust seminar. Community consultant
The absence of a policy framework means cooperating across the border in the voluntary and community sector is an uphill struggle, according to a leading community consultant.
Paddy Logue was speaking after Andy Pollak and Brian Harvey of the Centre for Cross Border Studies presented the findings of a report on the issue on October 18.
The study, the Potential for Cross Border Exchange and Learning in Respect of Change in the Community and Voluntary Sector, concluded that a higher level of cross border cooperation could help minimise […]
The first in a series where individuals in Northern Ireland reflect on the communities where they grew up and the changes they have witnessed over the years Image: Alice Walker, left, talks to VIEW’s Lucy Gollogly
‘The people we put faith in to take this peace process forward have failed us’
The Stormont government has become “totally dysfunctional over pursuing the agenda on equality and human rights”, according to leading trade unionist Patricia McKeown.
Ms McKeown, Regional Secretary of UNISON NI and co-convener of the Equality Commission, said political leaders had failed to fulfill the commitments to equality in the Good Friday Agreement. “The people we put faith in to take this peace process forward have failed us and are now totally dysfunctional,” she said.