IDPs harness capacities on evacuation management thru leadership workshop

Leaders of internally displaced peoples of Marawi temporarily located in 15 evacuation sites in Iligan city converged on August 2, 2017 in a one-day leadership workshop to harness their capacities in managing co-evacuees in relocation and house-based centers. After more than two months of dislocation due to armed-conflict between government forces and the local extremists…

Babies in evacuation get kits from a mom

Ten babies in the evacuation center receive baby kits from a mother in Quezon city who empathize with infant evacuees. The kits, received by moms, contained 4 baby shirts, short, soap, pajama, 3 diapers, babay hat, sock, underwear, baby towel, panela, and a baby binder. Ecoweb Inc. facilitated the distribution of kits in an evacuation…

CLEARNet volunteers meet to assess humanitarian interventions

Community-led Emergency Action Response Network (CLEARNet) volunteers hold meeting today to assess and review the implementation of community/survivor led response (C/SLR) as an approach and mechanism in human-induced disaster management. CLEARNet is a network organized by Ecoweb Inc. following a thorough training on C/SLR in conflict and disaster management introduced by Local2Global Protection (L2GP). Its…

30 lactating bakwit mothers receive milk

Thirty mothers from three evacuation centers of Iligan city receive milk for lactating infants to supplement their dietary needs. These mothers-beneficiaries, who evacuated with children, are currently situated in barangays Tambacan, Sto. Rosario and in Kiwalan. Milks were distributed following consultations with lactating mothers to determine the prescribed supplementary whole milk advised by their respective…