Disaster risk financing and social protection in the Philippines

A social policy brief

A family leaves their home in Aplaya, Baseco, Manila, to seek shelter in an evacuation center as super typhoon Rolly/Goni hit the Philippines on 1 November 2020
UNICEF Philippines/2020/Larry Piojo


This social policy brief looks at what enables and hinders risk financing for shock responsive social protection in the Philippines. 

This policy note is based on Disaster Risk Financing and Social Protection in Southeast Asia - Philippines Case Study by Maham Farhat and Fides Borja; UNICEF East Asia and the Pacific Policy Working Paper EAPWP/03/2021; and the UNICEF internal document Landscape Analysis on SRSP in BARMM by Georgina Rowe. 

The original research for this brief was produced with the financial support of the European Union. 

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