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Flooding compounds humanitarian situation in Mindanao

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009 Posted in Philippines | No Comments »

Photo: Jason Gutierrez/IRIN  IDPs wade through a flooded evacuation centre on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao

Mindanao Conflict in Photos

Wednesday, October 1st, 2008 Posted in Abdullah Ampilan, Philippines | 1 Comment »

Mindanao humanitarian needs real–Oxfam

Friday, September 26th, 2008 Posted in Glenn Maboloc, Philippines | No Comments »

UK aid agency disputes Palace denial of crisis Philippine Daily Inquirer First Posted 03:36am (Mla time) 09/26/2008 MANILA, Philippines—Hunger and disease stalk makeshift camps for people forced out of their homes in the current fighting in Mindanao and mothers risk getting caught in ...


Friday, September 19th, 2008 Posted in Glenn Maboloc, Philippines | No Comments »

Manila, Philippines—“Uphold the law of war and protect 500,000 civilians”—this is the call of rights organizations to the Moro Islamic Liberation Front and government as hostilities between the two continue to escalate in Mindanao. At a press conference held yesterday, international ...

British envoy warns fighting in Philippines might hamper aid work

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008 Posted in Dow Punpiputt | No Comments »

Source: dpa  Manila - Protracted clashes between government troops and Muslim rebels in the southern Philippines could lead to a pullout of foreign development projects in the strife-torn region, Britain's ambassador said Tuesday. Peter Beckingham said he was worried the hostilities between ...

Women Shed Light at Evacuation Centres

Wednesday, August 27th, 2008 Posted in Abdullah Ampilan, Philippines | No Comments »

By Abdullah Ampilan, Community Liaison Officer Cotobato, the Philippines. Create a Free Slideshow “It was 9 o’clock in the night of August 8, 2008, the barangay officials commanded us to leave our homes. I was stunned and hurriedly took my baby and rode ...

The Philippine Daily Inquirer Highlighted Oxfam’s Point on the Mindanao Humanitarian Response

Wednesday, August 20th, 2008 Posted in Glenn Maboloc, Philippines | No Comments »

Why Oxfam is ‘giving more attention’ to only 3 Mindanao regions

Tuesday, August 12th, 2008 Posted in Dow Punpiputt | No Comments »

ROMY ELUSFA, GMANews.TV 07/18/2008 | 05:24 PM DAVAO CITY, Philippines — "An alarming proportion" of poverty and violent conflict confronting the people of three regions of Mindanao are the main factors that made three overseas development agencies to focus their peace and ...