Kuala Lumpur, 14th July 2017 – On 6th July 2017, a 6.5 magnitude earthquake occurred in the island of Leyte in the Philippines, causing major damages in Barangays of Ormoc City particularly upland Barangays including six upland Barangays namely Tongonan, Cabaon-an, Milagro, Lake Danao, Cabintan and Gaas. Over 700 aftershocks have been recorded (ranging from magnitude 1.5 to 5.8), including a major aftershock measuring 5.8 magnitude (previously pegged at 5.4) on the 10th of July, in the days that followed.
Our Strategic Commitments
- **Impartiality** – We maintain impartiality in the selection of our staff. The selection of our beneficiaries purely is on a needs basis and not based on race, religion and/or political affiliation.
- **Staff Integrity** – We maintain a workforce who adhere to high moral and ethical principles.
- **Continuous Improvement** – We monitor and evaluate our work in order to improve on our past experiences and provide better humanitarian services as we progress.
KUALA LUMPUR, 30 MAY 2017 – With the recent flood devastation that hit Sri Lanka, MERCY Malaysia will be deploying its team this Friday, 2 June 2017, and appeal for support for its Sri Lanka Flood Relief Fund to help further its humanitarian reach to civilians affected.
On 11 December 2016, for the first time in 2 years, MERCY Malaysia entered Gaza through the Rafah border crossing in Egypt to deliver humanitarian aid to the Gazan people. This mission marks the first humanitarian mission allowed to enter through the Rafah border since the border crossing was permanently closed in 2014.
ASSI is implemented by ASEAN Secretariat in close cooperation with civil society organisations (namely Plan International, World Vision, Save the Children and MERCY Malaysia) and the AADMER Partnership Group and is supported by European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department (ECHO) and Australian Aid.
ASEAN Common Framework on School Safety