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.
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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Families affected by Typhoon Pablo appeal for help

More than a year after Typhoon Pablo/Bopha ravaged Mindanao, the people are still struggling to get back on their feet.

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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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  • CDRC and CREST finish Training of Trainers

25 February 2015 – A total of 15 trainees from the Citizens’ Disaster Response Center (CDRC) and Community Response, Enlightenment, Service and Transformation (CREST) successfully completed a Training of Trainers on Disaster Risk Reduction (TOT-DRR) conducted by Arbeiter Samariter Bund (ASB) at the CDRC Conference Room in Quezon City on Feb. 16-20, 2015.  Action Medeor, […]

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