DISASTERS DURING PANDEMIC: THE RESILIENCY OF HOUSING PROJECTS IN NORTHERN ILOILO, PHILIPPINESJournal: International Journal of Advanced Research in Engineering and Technology (IJARET) (Vol.13, No. 05)
Publication Date: 2022-05-31
Authors : Jose Aaron Confesor;
Page : 65-76
Keywords : Northern Iloilo; Housing facilities; BBS Components; Resiliency; Pandemic;
Northern Iloilo is one of the parts of the country often affected by typhoons, even during this pandemic. Thus, this study aims to determine the shelters' resiliency during the pandemic in housing facilities in Northern Iloilo, Philippines. This study is descriptive research using a survey questionnaire. The respondents of this study were the 220 households in the purposively six selected housing facilities in northern Iloilo. The research instrument used in gathering data was the researchers-made questionnaires formed based on the 8 Build Back Safer Key Messages introduced by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). The statistical tool used in analyzing data were mean, SD, Spearman's Correlation, and Kolmogorov-Smirnov. There were six housing facilities in northern Iloilo, Philippines. These facilities were donated by National Housing Authority, Red Cross, Caritas, Gawad Kalinga, Ayala, and Greg Secker Foundation. The results revealed that Project 1 has the highest number of respondents, followed by Projects 2 and 5. Both Project 3 and 4. The National Housing Authority or NHA has housing projects in all municipalities in northern Iloilo, Philippines. But in terms of the level of resiliency, only project 1 was very resilient. But Project 1 and 2, Project 1 and 3, Project 1 and 6, and Project 2 and 3 were significantly strong positive relationships. But Projects 2, 3,4, and 6 have no significant differences in resiliency. While Project 1 shows a significant difference among the project concerning their resiliency. In this pandemic coupled with natural disasters, we must be ready. Filipino people are already suffering so much pain caused by Coronavirus, and in 2021, Typhoon Odette also added more pain by houses and other infrastructure were damaged. Thence, the national government should have concrete projects and solutions to natural disasters and pandemics.
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