As peace advocates and Mindanawons, we, the Balay Mindanaw Group of NGOs, firmly support the call for the immediate passage of a Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) that is consistent with all peace agreements signed by both the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF).
Balay Mindanaw appreciates the efforts of all peace negotiators, facilitators, civil society organizations and communities who…
Balay Mindanaw DREAM
Updates of July 17, 2017
Providing Food and Non-Food Items
Balay Mindanaw continues to deliver relief goods to home-based IDPs whose numbers have had a steady rise 54 days have passed since the Marawi siege. This is the second time that the institution provided goods to home-based IDPs in Iligan City. Together with our local partner, Pailig Development Foundation Inc.,…
A Statement of the Bangon Marawi: Multi-sectoral Peace Conference
Cagayan de Oro City
13 July 2017
Al-Qur’an 4:58: “Surely Allah commands you to make over your trusts to whom they are due and when you judge (or govern) between people, you judge (or govern) with justice; surely Allah admonishes you with what is excellent; surely Allah…
I. EMERGENCY RESPONSE
The second leg of relief distribution for the Municipality of Saguiaran was conducted last July 8, with support coming from the Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF), Eisenhower Foundation and Pambansang Kilusan ng Kababihan sa Kanayunan (PKKK), this time covering another three barangays, namely: barangays Limugao, Lumbanayague, and Mipaga. In coordination with…
Updates as of July 6, 2007
As violence continues to escalate in Marawi, the number of those killed, wounded and displaced continues to rise.
On 23 May 2017, a fire fight incident transpired between the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and members of the Maute Group and Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) who have pledged allegiance to the Islamic State of Iran and Syria (ISIS)….
I. EMERGENCY RESPONSE
Providing potable water to affected families
To grapple with the everyday challenges of providing safe and clean drinking water, two units of Skyhydrant under the custody of the National Incident Management Team (NIMT) are available to help prevent water borne diseases in evacuation centers in the province of Lanao de Norte. Acute watery diarrhea remains in the…
I. EMERGENCY REPONSE
The Balay Mindanaw Staff and volunteers prepared food packs for a total of 1,475 families affected by the Marawi Crisis.
In partnership with the Ranao Rescue Team and the Barangay Local Government Unit, 475 of these food packs containing 5kls of rice, 1.2kl of dressed chicken and 1 dozen eggs were distributed to home-based IDPs in Brgy. Santiago,…