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Monthly Archives: June 2017

Balay Mindanaw DREAM Updates as of June 19, 2017

Balay Mindanaw has lent another unit of Skyhydrant to be used by the National Incident Management Team (NIMT) to continue providing potable water to the Evacuation Centers. Our team from Balay Mindanaw also supported the NIMT in personally doing the rationing of the water in 5 Evacuation Centers in Balo-i, Lanao del Norte during the weekend.

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Balay Mindanaw DREAM Updates as of June 11, 2017

During the cluster meetings in the Regional Command and Coordination Center (RCCC) for the Marawi crisis situation, it was expressed that the evacuation centers in Iligan city as well as those in Lanao del Sur areas are in dire need of clean water. Unsafe drinking water has been one of the recurring issues under the WASH cluster (Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene) as of late. The distribution of bottled water was not also encouraged as it is not environmentally friendly and would add to the increasing volume of garbage.

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Balay Mindanaw respond to Surigao earthquake

A 6.7 magnitude earthquake struck the Province of Surigao del Norte, Philippines last February 10, 2017. The calamity killed at least 8 people while leaving hundreds injured. The strong ground shaking damaged thousands of houses and not a few families were left homeless. Many basic social infrastructures like schools, hospitals […]

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