Citizens Disaster Response Center | CDRC
THE CITIZENS’ DISASTER RESPONSE CENTER (CDRC) is a non-government organization that pioneered and continues to promote community-based disaster management in the Philippines. CDRC operates nationwide through a network of regional centers affiliated with the Citizens’ Disaster Response Network and through people’s organizations.
Floods due to heavy rainfall in SOCCSKSARGEN affect 4,000 families

July 9, 2015 – The heavy rainfall which resulted to floods and landslides that affected the provinces of South Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat and Sarangani province displaced more than 1,000 families and affected 4,000 families more in the low lying areas. The province of South Cotabato has already been declared under a state of calamity since […]

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URGENT APPEAL: Food Relief Assistance to B’laan Evacuees Heavily Affected by Militarization in Sarangani

Intensified military operation of the 73rd Infantry Battalion of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) in Malapatan and Alabel, Sarangani Province has adversely disturbed the lives and livelihood of the Indigenous People (IP), the Blaan tribe. The militarization started since March 27, 2015 up to the present, affecting 360 families. The following are the […]

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Help Yolanda survivors rebuild their lives

Help CDRC’s relief and rehabilitation program.

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  • Mount Bulusan on Alert Level 1

Mount Bulusan in Sorsogon Province is currently on Alert Level 1. According to Phivolcs, this indicates that hydrothermal processes may be underway beneath the volcano that may lead to more steam-driven eruptions. On Monday, May 11, 2015, Tarabang para sa Bicol, Inc. (TABI), the regional partner of the Citizen’s Disaster Response Network (CDRC) in Bicol, […]

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  • The Workshop of a Resistant Future

A refreshing wind is running over the little village of Mapanas in Northern Samar. It is 38 degrees and impossible not to feel the sticky skin under your clothes. Everywhere you see people putting a cloth to their heads, trying to wipe away the sweat. But in the elementary school, just about fifty children are […]

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