Panay Center for Disaster Response, Inc.

Helping People Help Themselves

The Panay Center for Disaster Response, Inc. (PCDR) is a non-stock, non-profit disaster response organization that serves vulnerable sectors affected by natural and human-induced calamities in Panay (Aklan, Antique, Capiz, and Iloilo) and Guimaras Islands.

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PCDR, as a pioneer of Community-Based Disaster Management (CBDM) Approach in Western Visayas since 1980s, continues to build resilient communities by addressing people’s vulnerabilities and enhancing their capacities.




“I am very grateful for the relief goods that I received because it will really help me with my daily needs. Since I am living alone now, the relief assistance might last for 1-2 months.”



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“I am really grateful to those who extended their help to us. We would like to thank our group in disaster (DPC) and PCDR.”




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“This is a big help to us, the poor. We are very grateful for these and we are very happy! With this food and the sleeping mat you gave us, we can now sleep better. We will no longer sleep on cardboard because of the sleeping mat you gave us. Thank you very much!”


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“Thank you very much because the assistance you gave is a very big help to us since everything we have were all destroyed and burned.”




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“I am really grateful because these [goods] are of great help for our needs in our household. At last we can again eat three times a day.”




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“We are really thankful to those who gave these blessings. This can really help us sustain for days.”




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“We are very grateful to those who gave us this relief goods. This can help us and sustain our needs for weeks or days.”




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Block 8, Lot 5, Durian Road, Sto. Nino Subdivision, Cagbang, Oton, Iloilo, 5020

(033) 510-8217


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