Marawi Crisis: displaced Maranaos lead their own response

More than 20 self-help groups (SHGs) of 400 internally displaced families  who are currently taking refuge in Upper Hinaplanon, Iligan City craft their own proposals for the micro-grant that EcoWEB will be providing to help address their immediate needs. These bakwits, who fled from armed conflict in Marawi, will lead their own response. The micro-cash assistance…

40 volunteers trained on survivor-led response for Marawi Crisis

A two-day orientation on facilitating survivor/community-led response (SLR) in disaster management was conducted recently for 40 volunteers in Iligan city. The training, attended mostly by women and youth, aimed at capacitating them on how to help internally displaced persons (IDPs) using the framework and methodologies on survivor-led disaster management. The training was initiated by EcoWEB with…