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Monthly Archives: June 2012

5 Sendong barangays undergo disaster management workshop

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – Five barangays hit by Tropical Storm Washi (local name: Sendong) underwent a workshop on disaster risk reduction and resiliency management in the last week of May organized by the Balay Mindanao Group (BMG) of NGOs in an effort to train the barangay folks how to respond to natural disasters induced by climate change.

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Disaster response, risk reduction management and resiliency building (DRRRMRB) Updates

Fetching water from the deep well.

Another set of blankets and kitchenware from the Rotary Club of Taree, Australia were distributed to tent communities: Tent 1 (near Indahag Elementary School): 3 boxes of kitchenware, shoes, books, and 62 blankets; Tent 2 (Lowboy, Indahag): 3 boxes of kitchenware, educational materials, and 67 blankets; Tent 3 (Regional Science High School): 2 boxes of kitchenware, used clothing and 37 blankets. Around 350 blankets were distributed to the first 350 families transferred to their permanent shelters on 25 April 2012.

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