CALL FOR ENTRIES: #RememberYolanda Poster-Making Competition

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It’s been two years after Supertyphoon Yolanda hit the Philippines. But for many families, the storm is yet to pass. Thousands of families still live in transitional shelters without basic utilities and far from their children’s schools and sources of income. Others still live in danger zones.

Adequate housing is a basic human right. Disaster survivors deserve the full support of everyone in rebuilding their homes, in rebuilding their lives.

The Philippine Legislators’ Committee on Population and Development (PLCPD), together with ICCO Cooperation, invites everyone to participate in this poster-making competition as we commemorate the second anniversary of Yolanda and call for a more coherent policy and committed leadership on post-disaster housing and disaster risk reduction and management.

Remember Yolanda. Build resilient communities.

Competition mechanics

All entries to the competition must be a poster with the theme “Adequate housing for Yolanda survivors!” and designed by either an individual artist or group. Design to be submitted must be all-original, unpublished, and not previously submitted to other competitions.

Any medium may be used but design must be on 1/8 illustration board (10 in. x 15 in.) and in landscape (horizontal) format. Photos of entries must be submitted electronically as attachment to email. Entries must be sent to plcpdfound@plcpd.org.ph (cc: auquilala@plcpd.org.ph) with the subject “Entry to #RememberYolanda poster-making contest” before or by end of 30 November 2015. Please include the following information in your email:
– Title of poster
– Material used (e.g. watercolor, oil pastel)
– Full name
– Nickname
– Age
– Address
– Landline and mobile numbers

PLCPD will pick the top seven entries. Original versions of these top seven entries will be featured during a high-impact event in commemoration of the second anniversary of Yolanda and International Human Rights Week. Copies of the top seven entries will be featured in PLCPD’s 2016 calendar. Modest cash prizes will be awarded to the winners.
1st prize P10,000
2nd prize P7,000
3rd prize P5,000
4th-7th prize P3,000
Participants may submit multiple entries but can qualify in the top seven only once. List of winning entries will be posted online in the first week of December 2015. Winners will be contacted directly by PLCPD.

For inquiries, please contact Au Quilala via email at auquilala@plcpd.org.ph, plcpdfound@plcpd.org.ph or via telephone at +63-2-7096480, mobile at +63-9166439715. Thank you!

PLCPD is a non-profit organization of national lawmakers working together to advance human development in the Philippines through legislation. For more information, visit our website at plcpd.org.ph or follow us online: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram: PLCPD1989.