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Rescue Archaeology of the Balobok Rock Shelter and Sanga-Sanga Excavation in the Province of Tawi-Tawi

Program Year: 2006 Awarding Agency: Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (under the Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation Program) Partner: National Museum of the Philippines          Amount: US$27,561 Status: Completed Project Summary: The Project aimed to help protect and preserve the prehistoric site in Balobok Rock Shelter and its environmental resources, as well as to develop ...
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Restoration and Conservation of the Church Pillars and Baptistery of the San Vicente Ferrer Parish Church in Dupax del Sur, Province of Nueva Vizcaya

Program Theme: Cultural/Historic Buildings and Sites Program Year: 2004 Awarding Agency: Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (under the Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation Program) Partner: National Commission for Culture and Arts      Amount: US$24,000 Status: Completed Project Summary: The main objective of this Project was to prevent further deterioration of the relief structure of the ...
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Restoration of the Legarda Elementary School in Manila

Program Theme: Cultural/Historic Buildings and Sites Program Year: 2003 Awarding Agency: Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (under the Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation Program) Partner: National Historical Institute Amount: US$30,000 Status: Completed Project Summary: The project involved the partial rehabilitation and restoration the Legarda Elementary School, which is the oldest surviving school building in ...
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Digitization of Photographs of the American Historical Collection

Program Theme: Cultural Objects and Collections Program Year: 2001 Awarding Agency: Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (under the Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation Program) Partner: Rizal Library of the Ateneo de Manila University Amount: US$10,000 Status: Completed Project Summary: The Project involved the preservation – through digitization, of some 16,000 rare photographs from the ...
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U.S. Government Support Continues One Year After Yolanda

November 10, 2014 – The U.S. Embassy Manila’s United States Agency for International Development (USAID) turned over classrooms and transitional shelters yesterday as part of the United States Government’s continuing commitment to help the people of Leyte recover from the destruction caused by Typhoon Yolanda over a year ago.   Visiting from Washington D.C., USAID ...
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