Bulig Alang sa Mindanao
People's Mobilization for Disaster Response and Climate Justice
'Balsa' --- means either the 'bamboo water raft' or the 'carabao-drawn cart'. Both symbolize the people's resilience and determination to survive.
‘People Surge’ swells
SURVIVORS of super typhoon Yolanda and their supporters on Monday vowed to stage more protests to express their indignation at the slow government response to their needs.. Posted 1/28/14 6:50 PM

Priest doubts poll on gov't response to Yolanda
A Church official on Friday said he doubts the credibility and accuracy of the Social Weather Station survey which showed that majority of survivors of super typhoon Yolanda are "happy"... Posted 1/25/14 6:54 AM

Mindanao rains claim more lives
The death toll due to days of nonstop torrential rains spawned by a low- pressure area (LPA) in parts of Mindanao has increased to 56... Posted 1/25/14 5:49 AM

Rains still expected in Mindanao – Pagasa
Light to moderate rains were forecast over Mindanao despite the absence of a weather disturbance, Posted 1/24/14 10:34 PM

‘Agaton’ death toll rises to 56; 10 still missing Posted 1/24/14 10:34 PM

‘3 bodies a day still being found in Tacloban’ Posted 1/24/14 10:34 PM

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Second Wave Mindanao Caravan Relief Outreach (details)

Tribes unite to wage “pangayao” (tribal war) against large scale mining
In a Tampura, or unity pact, relived by Mangguangans, Mandayas and Matigsalug tribes here today, they vowed to fight Agusan Petroleum and Minerals Corporation, an affiliate of the Cojuangco-owned San Miguel Corporation.

Mindanao peace group appeals for sparing of civilians in Zamboanga armed standoff; calls on Philippine government to rectify handling of peace pact with MNLF

International Solidarity Mission to Southern Mindanao Posted 7/19/13 11:46 AM

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Highslide JS Balsa Mindanao Relief Outreach for Typhoon Yolanda Survivors on November 21-26,2013
Areas served: City of Tacloban, Municipalities of Tanauan, Palo, Dulag, Tolosa, and La Paz)
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Zamboanga Crisis

Balsa Mindanao after Super typhoon Pablo and Davao City Flooding
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Mindanao Caravan Relief Outreach

     6,190 Reported Dead 
     1,785 People missing

       14.1 million are affected people
        4.1  million have been                 displaced
204,131 are living in evacuation                 centers     
     1,031 evacuation centers    95,270 pregnant women
  190,540 lactating mothers
           1.1 million Damage Houses

          628 Schools have been
         893 Schools are serving as                  evacuation centers

(UN OCHA Situation Report as of Jan. 10)

What you can do
     Donate Urgent Needs of Survivors
     Send Cash Donation
     Dropping Centers & Contact Details

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Help us sustain our relief, medical and psychosocial intervention missions for the victims of Zamboanga City standoff.

As of Nov. 7 there are 75,000 individuals still in evacuation centers, most of them in the Zamboanga City Sports Complex. 

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What You Have Done

Balsa Mindanao after Super typhoon Pablo and Davao City Flooding

Medical Mission Report
Relief and Rehabilitation

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