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Marawi Response, Philippines

marawiIn May 2017, a major battle commenced between the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and members of the Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) who have pledged allegiance to the Islamic State of Iran and Syria (ISIS).

The incident has affected residents of Marawi City. 

Over 84,000 families have been displaced by this ongoing armed conflict 

 

Balay Mindanaw Responds

Balay Mindanaw, our local partner, has been one of the many organisationss that immediately responded to the crisis situation by activating the Balay Mindanaw Group Operations Center

They have organised with other local partners to provide pre-positioned resources and volunteer assistance at the Balay Mindanaw DREAM Hub.

 

Skyhydrants Role

marawi response july 6Providing potable water to affected families is one of the identified leading that had to be addressed especially for those who are staying at the Evacuation Centers (ECs).

Balay Mindanaw has lent 3 of the, Disaster Aid provided, Skyhydrant units to help address this need, together with volunteers to manage the water distribution.

As of July 5, Balay Mindanaw has already provided a total of 74,685 liters of potable water to 1,496 families in 13 Evacuation Center in Balo-I, Pantar and Pantao-Ragat.

Additional SkyHydrants are currently on the way to the Philipines.

Need for Shelter

Balay Mindanaw have already distributed all the Disaster Aid tents and tarpaulins they held in stock.

Further supplies are being dispatched.

2017 Disaster Aid Conference

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The 2017 Disaster Aid Conference was held on Friday May 5 to Sunday May 7 at the Dandenong Club, 1579 Heatherton Road Dandenong North Victoria.

The conference was an excellent opportunity to stay in touch with Disaster Aid events, with many suggestions and give feedback for ongoing operations.

Speakers included:

Dinner Speaker - Charles B. Kovess, CEO & International Marketing Director, Textile & Composite Industries Pty Ltd Founder, CEO & Chief Speaker -  Kovess International  Subject: Passionate People Perform

 Keynote Speaker - Ariel Hernandez, former representative to the Philippine Congress, Subject: Humanitarian Aid in the Philippines

DAI Patron, Max Walker dies aged 68

It is with a very heavy heart that Disaster Aid Australia announces the passing of our patron, friend, mate, cricketer & announcer Max Walker, AM. RIP Max, thanks for the memories.

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More information can be found on the Nine News site

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