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October 2015

Turnover ceremonies of Site 1 and Site 2 in Daanbantayan on November 6

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Two years after typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines, the two first FP-UA villages are ready to be turned over to their beneficiary families. On November 8 2013, typhoon Haiyan devastated the Visayas and France-Philippines United Action was subsequently created in order to coordinate the relief and rehabilitation efforts lead by the French business community. FP-UA focused on rehabilitation and relocation projects in Daanbatayan, North of Cebu, which was badly hit by the typhoon. Today, two villages of a total of 202 sturdy homes are ready to be delivered to families in Daanbantayan. The first village is a partnership with Habitat for Humanity Philippines, which built 74 disaster-resilient houses specially designed by Architect E. Florentino as well as a multi-purpose center in barangay Agujo. The second village in barangay Paypay is a project led by the French and Philippine Red Cross, in partnership with FP-UA and Habitat for Humanity, and include…

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FP-UA’s new partner on Site 1: ParexGroup, Inc.

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ParexGroup, Inc is the newest partner of FP-UA. It is donating some of its DAVCO K10 PU Plus product, a waterproofing coating, for Site 1, barangay Agujo, in Daanbantayan. Habitat for Humanity Philippines, will spread the product on the roofs of the houses to increase their resilience to rain. This village includes 74 permanent homes and one Multi-Purpose Center. It is part of a rehabilitation and relocation project which will benefit families who lost their homes to typhoon Haiyan in November 2013 and/or communities that still live in zones at risk during cyclones such as seashores. FP-UA would like to thank ParexGroup for its contribution to this project and for helping us provide better and safer homes to the people of barangay Agujo in Daanbantayan. Company Profile ParexGroup has more than 30 years of experience in the building industry, more specifically in facade protection and aesthetics, floor preparation and tile setting and…

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