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The Rescue

I woke up in the morning after a long night sleep and was getting ready to college to attend my exam. Like the usual days my Mama switched on the television to listen to news. 1,579 more words

Chennai Floods

What’s the key to keeping a growing city safe?

By Excel Dyquiangco

The world is growing and about half of the global population of people is now living in cities — but how do you protect these growing cities from potential natural dangers such as earthquakes and the like? 490 more words


Non-Food Items List

There are many people who may still not be aware and familiar with the actual prescribed aid supplies. Most of them would want to help all those that may be facing critical conditions caused by natural disasters that may have took place in their vicinities. 115 more words

Disaster Relief Supplies

Northwestern Bangladesh Citizens Finding Ways to Combat Disasters

Disaster prevention in high risk areas is often, if not always, as important as emergency relief efforts. CEDAR’s partner, Lutheran Aid to Medicine in Bangladesh (LAMB), has been promoting social health and development in northwestern Bangladesh for the past 3 years. 345 more words


After the storm

It’s been 12.5 years since the tsunami hit to coast of Sri Lanka;

8 years since the end of the civil war;

A little over… 321 more words

Sri Lanka

40 volunteers trained on survivor-led response for Marawi Crisis

A two-day orientation on facilitating survivor/community-led response (SLR) in disaster management was conducted recently for 40 volunteers in Iligan city.

The training, attended mostly by women and youth, aimed at capacitating them on how to help internally displaced persons (IDPs) using the framework and methodologies on survivor-led disaster management. 73 more words

News & Stories

We need plastic bans in villages to protect our agricultural infrastructure

During one of my fieldwork visits last year, I was doing a daylong interactive discussion with NGO staff and community representatives. At some point we had a tea break, and the tea arrived in plastic cups. 863 more words