Mayor Oscar S. Moreno has urged barangay officials to enhance preparedness against disasters to avoid major loss of lives, properties and infrastructures.
As of 7 October 2015, almost 3,000 individuals from the municipalities of Lianga, Marihatag, San Agustin, Tago and San Miguel were still displaced.
Balay Mindanaw DREAM / First Report on the Surigao del Sur Humanitarian Situation, 29 Sept 2015 Some 500 silver-colored tarps and 10 blue tents from Disaster Aid International (DAI) now serve as the temporary homes for the 3,500 lumads affected by the violent conflict. A skyhydrant has also been installed to […]
For some of us, satisfying our thirst with clean and safe drinking water is as simple as filling a glass from a faucet or a water dispenser. This is not the case for most people living in the rural barangays of Cagayan de Oro, where access to a safe drinking […]
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY—Balay Mindanaw Foundation, Inc., which acts as secretariat of the Tulay Kalinaw Mindanaw (Tulay KAMI), successfully hosted the chief peace negotiator of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) during his visit to the City of Golden Friendship on March 25. Called “a man of peace” by no […]
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY—Balay Mindanaw Foundation, Inc. (BMFI), through its DREAM or Disaster Risk Reduction, Resiliency-building and Emergency Assistance Mission, has recently conducted the Emergency Coordination Training for Community Leaders for its partner communities in Mindanao. Attended by more than 70 participants from Aleosan, North Cotabato; Cagwait and Lianga in […]
“While we will not surrender our advocacy for the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), let us move forward to think how we can prevent the escalation of violence in the conflict-affected areas.” In sum, this was the call of the members of the Board of Trustees of the […]
The aftermath of the Typhoon Hagupit was a damp and bleak. Electricity was out and one could hear the chorus of generators across the city. Daylight was a blessing; nighttime was almost a curse—streets were only lit by the lights coming from passing vehicles and stores relied on candles and […]
29 DECEMBER 2014 | 7PM General Situation Seniang started as a Low Pressure Area in the Pacific Ocean. Despite predictions that it was not likely to intensify into a storm, the LPA steadily gained windspeed and became a Tropical Depression and then a Tropical Storm before it made its landfall […]
7 December 2014, 6PM (AFTER LANDFALL) Typhoon Updates At 9:15PM last night, Typhoon Ruby made landfall over the municipality of Dolores in Eastern Samar. It has since made its second landfall over Cataingan, Masbate as of PAG-ASA’s 11AM update today. The typhoon is expected to make its third landfall in […]