IRIN To Increase Reporting On Local Humanitarian Responses, Begins With Coverage In Philippines

IRIN: IRIN to increase reporting on locally driven humanitarian responses
“IRIN is enhancing our coverage of indigenous and locally driven responses to humanitarian emergencies and disasters, an effort made possible with the support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation…” (8/8).

IRIN: From evacuee to humanitarian: aid goes local in conflict-torn Marawi
“Until 23 May 2017, Samira Gutoc had been a human rights activist and a resident of Marawi, a lakeside city on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao. But when Islamist militants barricaded themselves in the city center last year, igniting a fierce five-month battle with the army, Gutoc found herself thrust into a new role: humanitarian worker…” (Bruer, 8/8).