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.…

CSOs coordinate efforts; hope to save more lives

More than thirty civil society networks hold coordination meeting to discuss their respective humanitarian interventions to Marawi crisis and to wield efforts on increasing displaced peoples’ access to civilian protection. Convening networks include non-government organizations from Lanao provinces, Iligan city, and Cagayan de Oro. This was the third coordinating efforts aimed at “saving lives” and…

CSOs propose “survival route” to improve humanitarian support & market access

Local civil society organizations proposes a “survival route” to improve humanitarian intervention and community’s access to market specially the remote host communities of internally displaced persons from Marawi. In a meeting with community-based partners on June 5 and 6,  local leaders complained problems of access of market goods following the lock-down enforced by the Armed…