Sports Limited: Dealing post traumatic stress & invisible wounds thru games, conversations

Volleyball and other indigenous games are approaches to decrease post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among survivors of violent conflict. Recently, EcoWEB engages some evacuees hosted in Iligan city in sports, arts, music, conversations and listening to help ease their tensions and feelings. EcoWEB sees the significance of introducing sports, even in limited circumstance, to bring…

96 evacuees receive hygiene kits, goods from OPAPP

Mini bags for women, medicines, mokna, hygiene kits, and grocery items. These were distributed to 96 persons at the evacuation center at barangay Saray, Iligan on June 27. This is part of the continuing humanitarian assistance given to evacuees from Marawi city hosted in Iligan for more than a month now. The goods came from…

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.…