Minister Sinarimbo provides updates on Bangsamoro transition

Cotabato City (August 10, 2019) – Since the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao’s (BARMM) inauguration on March 29 this year, it has been challenging months for the members of the Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) to transition into a new autonomous bureaucracy. The first step the BTA had taken in transitioning into a new structure…

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BARMM to strengthen disaster risk reduction management

Cotabato City (August 6, 2019) – The Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao is eyeing to strengthen its Disaster Risk Reduction Management (DRRM) by allocating 5% of its annual block grant to help fund the management’s programs. “We are in the process of preparing the budget of the different ministries for 2020 with the anticipation…

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Bangsamoro government provides relief assistance to disaster-affected areas in Maguindanao

Cotabato City (August 5, 2019) – The Bangsamoro government has provided relief assistance to the thousands of families affected  in the ongoing clash between the military and lawless elements and the effects of tropical storm ‘Hanna’ in Maguindanao. Lawyer Naguib Sinarimbo, minister of interior and local government and head of the region’s Rapid Emergency Action…

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OCD-BARMM holds 21st Gawad KALASAG regional awarding

Cotabato City (August 2, 2019) – Various local government units from across the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao received recognition for their outstanding contributions to disaster risk reduction and management during the 21st Gawad KALASAG regional awarding ceremony conducted by the region’s Office of the Civil Defense (OCD-BARMM) on August 2. Raylindo Aniñon, regional…

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BARMM launches new emergency response office

Cotabato City (August 1, 2019) — The Bangsamoro Autonomous Regional Government launched a new emergency and disaster response office – the Rapid Emergency Action on Disaster Incidence (READI-BARMM) on Wednesday, July 31, in Cotabato City. The launching took place during the first organization meeting of the BARMM – Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (BDRRMC) following…

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