Tag: Davao Oriental

OUR DISASTER RESPONSE OPERATIONS SHIFT FROM ‘RELIEF’ TO ‘REHABILITATION’

In coordination with national, provincial, and local governments, as well as with various non-government organizations, PeaceBuilders Community, Inc. (PBCI) shifted its energies and resources from emergency relief operations to rehabilitation. Super Typhoon Pablo (international name, Bopha) left Southeastern Mindanao with more than one million families affected and more than a thousand deaths. The PBCI Rehabilitation …

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PABLO RELIEF VOLUNTEERS SHARE PERSONAL STORIES

Our volunteers made it possible for Peacebuilders Community to deliver 14,000 food packs to survivors of Typhoon Pablo (International name: Bopha). These are some of their stories. ALEX BALICUATRO. Five members of his family were killed in Typhoon Falcon that flooded Davao City on June 28, 2011. After the flood, he was trying to rebuild …

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5400 PABLO-HIT FAMILIES GET CHRISTMAS GIFTS

5,388 families in eight barangays (villages) received family packs on 24-25 December. Sixty seven volunteers spent the Christmas Eve in tents in Cateel, one of the most Typhoon Pablo-devastated towns in Davao Oriental province. Christians, Muslims and other faiths worked as one team to do one mission – serve as many people as they can …

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DOING RELIEF AND THINKING REHABILITATION: THE TYPHOON PABLO SCENARIO

For 72 hours, volunteers packed relief goods working straight with just a few hours of sleep. On 18 December 2500 families in Compostela and New Bataan received their sacrifice of love. Before that, 1150 families of indigenous peoples in Monkayo who were not reached by relief were also given food packs. The volunteers were all …

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OUR GLOBAL PEACE COMMUNITY

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