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Program Overview and Highlights December 7, 2013 – May 7, 2014.

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1 Program Overview and Highlights December 7, 2013 – May 7, 2014

2 Mission Statement YPDR ensures that safety, environmental protection, and professional management practices govern our operational programs and procedures as we work to achieve our goals: provide storm- strengthened shelter and safe and sustainable classrooms, rejuvenate water, sanitation and hygiene facilities, manage environmental and economic initiatives, provide training and responsible employment to local residents, and coordinate logistical support with the international aid community in their disaster response effort.

3 Projects

4 Housing Program In partnership with Polish Humanitarian Action, YPDR is building 1000 storm- strengthened core shelters for families in need

5 Damage Assessments

6 Aerial Assessment

7 3 rd Generation Model (In Cooperation with University of San Carlos)



10 Model House Construction

11 Innovation in Development 1.18sq m living space 2.Concrete posts for a stable foundation 3.Design is upgradeable and movable to allow families to customize and relocate their homes if necessary 4.Elevated bedroom floor for improved air flow and safety in the event of flooding 5.Woven bamboo siding (Amacan) for increased ventilation 6.Slanted siding for structural stability and increased living space 7.Covered outdoor patio to provide shade 8.Cross bracing and metal strapping to keep the house sturdy in the event of a future storm

12 Beneficiary Homes


14 1. Built 7 Phase !, II, and III model homes in Barangay Sungko, Barangay Kabangbang, Barangay Beigad, Barangay Sillon, Barangay Kang-Kaibe, Barangay Suba, and Barangay Pooc with the help of local carpenters homes have been built thus far. 3. Distributed materials for 891 homes. 4. Trained 99 local carpenters in storm-strengthening construction techniques. 5. Interviewed 325 people in need of homes in the list of beneficiaries as well as 6. Performed 206 post-construction surveys regarding the building quality of the new homes Housing Program Highlights

15 School Program YPDR is working to rebuild schools on Bantayan Island by clearing debris, re- roofing classrooms, repairing electricity, rejuvenating water and sanitation facilities, and replacing completely damaged classrooms

16 Debris Removal

17 Classroom Repair

18 Solar Lighting

19 Roof Repair

20 School Program Highlights 1.Removed 102 truckloads of debris 2.Painted 2 wells 3.Repaired and painted 19 classrooms 4.Repaired and painted 6 bathrooms 5.Built and planted 7 garden boxes 6.Repaired 2 canteens 7.Repaired the rain gutters on 5 classrooms 8.Installed 1 concrete pathway 9.Plumbed 7 sinks 10. Built 1 tool shed

21 School Program Highlights Continued 1.Repaired and painted 1 entryway 2.Painted 5 rooftops 3.Repaired and painted 7 walls 4.Painted and repaired 7 courtyard benches 5.Painted 1 courtyard stage 6.Repaired 1 broken door 7.Built 2 disposal bins 8.Painted 74 tire planters 9.Painted 20 concrete flower planters 10.Painted 49 hanging planters

22 School Program Successes Continued 21.Painted 54 school signs 22.Built 1 teachers table 23.Unclogged 6 restroom drains

23 Sanitation Facility Repair YPDR recognizes the vital importance of proper water, sanitation, and hygiene facilities and practices in preventing illness and keeping people healthy and safe

24 Sanitation Facility Repair



27 Sanitation Facility Repair Highlights 1. Repaired 7 hand washing stations at 5 schools 2. Restored the water supply to Santa Fe High School. 3. Returned 21 toilets to operational status at Santa Fe High School. 4. Conducted a hygiene promotion session and performed educational puppet show on hygiene for over 5,500 children in the municipalities of Santa Fe, Madridejos, and Bantayan. 5. Provided hand soap for all hand washing stations at Santa Fe High School. 6. Conducted damage assessments of the water supply and toilet facilities at 24 schools on Bantayan Island ,020 bars of soap have been distributed to students and families.

28 Environmental Restoration Program Utilizing the oceanographic knowledge of YPDRs President, Christopher White, a former commercial deep sea diver, and Director Joseph Ferris III, a veteran captain with over 15 years experience on a scientific research vessel, YPDR is restoring native marine habitats through the use of artificial reefs.

29 Environmental Restoration Program

30 Environmental Restoration Program Highlights 1.Built a low impact oceanographic research vessel 2.Conducted 7 underwater surveys to locate damage to coral reefs 3.Built 5 fish condos which are limestone based structures designed to mimic native coral, attract fish, and stimulate coral regeneration

31 Distributed and delivered 1500 bags of rice (37,500 kilos), 700 sanitation kits, and 3000 water kits to local families with Malteser International Delivered a truckload of school supplies, 45 tents, and 25 shelter kits with Malteser International Transported 150 emergency shelter kits with UNHCR Unloaded a shipment of rice from World Food Programme with Samaritans Purse Distributed 129 boxes of clothes from a private donor Delivered 50 kilos of rice from private donors to Bantayan District Jail Distribution

32 Joint Medical Missions In conjunction with our partner organization SAMU, YPDR has facilitated the medical treatment of 3, 357 patients in the course of 18 medical missions

33 Maritime Rescue Instituted the islands first ever emergency communication system to coordinate effectively in future emergencies Evacuated 300 people from a stranded ferry off the coast of Bantayan Island Provided safe transport in YPDR vehicles for 4 children who required emergency medical treatment in Cebu

34 Educational Puppet Show YPDRs educational puppet show has been performed for over 6,000 children. The show educates kids on hygiene topics, like washing hands and rushing teeth, in a fun and accessible way.

35 Beach Cleanup YPDR has hosted 7 beach cleanups with local children in Santa Fe, Bantayan, and Madredejos. After picking up the beach with the kids, we give a talk about the importance of keeping the beaches clean

36 Art Program In conjunction with 24 project, YPDR hosted an art therapy program for 100 children in Santa Fe

37 Support Our Work! Contributions in Perspective: $1000 USD will sponsor the training and materials for a local carpenter to build a home for a family in need, the construction of a sustainable food production garden on the building site, and one goat for a family in need VISIT

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