NAPC-VDC calls for local stakeholders’ participation in Marawi Crisis’ response

The National Anti-Poverty Commission -Victims of Disasters and Calamities (NAPC-VDC) Sectoral Council convene for two days and deliberate various issues including the Marawi crisis situation. The sectoral council of NAPC fully supports the initiative of local NGOs in performing their humanitarian response to the massive displacement in Marawi city following the violent armed conflict between…

Maranao IDP youths attend paralegal training

Sixty Maranao IDP youth volunteers attend paralegal workshop to increase knowledge on documenting issues, cases, and stories of internally displaced peoples from Marawi city. The workshop was organized by Reconciliatory Initiatives for Development Opportunities (RIDO, Inc.) in partnership with EcoWEB Inc. , Local to Global Protection (L2GP), and Christian Aid. Maranao lawyers are the resource persons…

563 families of evacuees receive micro cash, food packs assistance

Five hundred sixty three Maranao displaced families hosted by relatives and communities in four barangays in Iligan city received micro-cash and food packs assistance from Community-led Emergency Action Response Network (CLEARNet), a collaboration initiated by Ecoweb Inc. with support from Christian Aid and L2GP. These 563 families are among the 266,000 residents who fled from Marawi…

CSOs send volunteers to fast tract release of DSWD family assistance card for home-based Marawi evacuees

Twelve youth volunteers are fielded by the Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to the City Social Welfare Development (CSWD) of Iligan city for at least a week starting June 16 to help encode the profiles of Marawi evacuees, mostly home-based who have not received assistance from the DSWD yet due to lack of Family Assistance Card.…