Monthly Archives: January 2014

January 28, 2014

Balay Mindanaw is pleased with the developments on the peace negotiations between the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front.

However, we are also worried with the recent hostilities between government forces and the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters.

Three days of fighting have already displaced at least 1,000 families in the towns of Datu Piang and Shariff Saydona Mustapha in Maguindanao and in the town of Pikit in North Cotabato.

As we…

January 27, 2014
Good evening!
Almost the whole morning, we experienced rains in Gingoog City. Despite that, however, we decided to push through with our plans of distributing relief to the barangays of Sangalan and Eureka.

Early morning meeting

Early this morning, we met up with Sir Marlon Pajo of the Gingoog CDRRMC and Barangay Captain Rogelyn Virtudazo of Barangay Sangalan. Sir Marlon was able to give us updates…

January 27, 2014

Good evening!

Almost the whole morning, we experienced rains in Gingoog City. Despite that, however, we decided to push through with our plans of distributing relief to the barangays of Sangalan and Eureka.

Early morning meeting
Early this morning, we met up with Sir Marlon Pajo of the Gingoog CDRRMC and Barangay Captain Rogelyn Virtudazo of Barangay Sangalan. Sir Marlon was able to give us updates on relief distribution by the LGU…

January 26, 2014
This weekend the team here in Gingoog City spent time gathering data, and receiving and repacking the relief goods.
Relief Goods
Yesterday, we received relief goods delivered by Sgt. Harris Turno of the 58th IB, 4th ID from Cagayan de Oro. Considering the great need in the areas where food supply from the city has been cut off, we repacked the relief goods today so that each pack contains the following:
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January 26, 2014
This weekend the team here in Gingoog City spent time gathering data, and receiving and repacking the relief goods.

Relief Goods

Yesterday, we received relief goods delivered by Sgt. Harris Turno of the 58th IB, 4th ID from Cagayan de Oro. Considering the great need in the areas where food supply from the city has been cut off, we repacked the relief goods today so that each pack…

January 25, 2014

Good day, friends and partners!

Even after the LPA has dissipated, light to moderate rains are still affecting parts of Mindanao including Cagayan de Oro and Gingoog City. This, along with the weakened upland formations, have resulted in even more landslides and rockslides. Here is our latest report:

 Cagayan de Oro

111 families in 9 barangays in CDO were reported to be affected by landslides. These include 9 families in Carmen, 36…

January 24, 2014

Good day, friends and partners!

Even after the LPA has dissipated, light to moderate rains are still affecting parts of Mindanao including Cagayan de Oro and Gingoog City. This, along with the weakened upland formations, have resulted in even more landslides and rockslides. Here is our latest report:

 

Photos of the Balantian landslide before and after it was cleared by the CDRRMO and the DPWH

 

Cagayan de Oro

111…

January 23, 2014

As Cagayan de Oro City has almost normalized after the Tropical-Storm-turned-Low-Pressure-Area, Agaton, Balay Mindanaw DREAM Team is now focusing its relief efforts on Gingoog City, which in previous updates you may have read has been affected by landslides and floods.

The Team in Gingoog City has been working hard in securing our home barangay 23, which is close to Gahub River. Now that all the evacuees at the Kalambuan Center…

January 23, 2014

As Cagayan de Oro City has almost normalized after the Tropical-Storm-turned-Low-Pressure-Area, Agaton, Balay Mindanaw DREAM Team is now focusing its relief efforts on Gingoog City, which in previous updates you may have read has been affected by landslides and floods.

The Team in Gingoog City has been working hard in securing our home barangay 23, which is close to Gahub River. Now that all the evacuees at the Kalambuan Center…

January 23, 2014

Good morning! Here is Balay Mindanaw DREAM Team’s update as of 11pm of January 22, 2014:

The LPA affecting the Philippines has since dissipated. The tropical depression, internationally known as Lingling and locally known as Agaton, poured heavy rains over many parts of Mindanao. The rains have caused the river levels to rise, putting many people at risk for floods. In addition, they have caused landslides and compromised transportation due…

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