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Mutual Aid Disaster Relief is a grassroots disaster relief network based on the principles of solidarity, mutual aid, and autonomous direct action. MADR envisions strong, vibrant, resilient, connected, and empowered individuals and communities as part of an awakened civil society that will restore hope following crisis, and turn the tide against disaster capitalism and climate chaos, in favor of a more peaceful, just, and sustainable world.

Dual-Power in a Three-Way Fight: Critical Reflections on Hurricane Michael

Members of Mutual Aid Disaster Relief report from the ground in Florida in the wake of Hurricane Michael. On October 10, 2018, Hurricane Michael swept into the Florida panhandle with a ferocity unlike anything seen...

Mutual Aid Efforts in the Wake of Hurricane Michael

A report from Mutual Aid Disaster Relief work from folks on the ground in Tallahassee, Florida in the wake of Hurricane Michael. Wednesday night, Hurricane Michael swept through the Florida panhandle, making landfall as...

(In)visible Disasters: Farmworkers and Hurricane Florence

Mutual Aid Disaster Relief brings us updates on autonomous disaster relief in farmworker communities. For more info on how to plug into autonomous relief efforts, go here.  Even without a devastating hurricane, farmworkers face...

They Don’t Care About Us, But We Keep Us Safe

An update from Mutual Aid Disaster Relief about ongoing efforts in areas hit hardest by hurricane Florence. It’s been over a week since Hurricane Florence hit North Carolina, and floodwaters continue to rise. While...

Mutual Aid Disaster Relief Tour Begins

The “Building the Movement for Mutual Aid” Training Tour is back on the road this fall. Mutual Aid Disaster Relief Trainers will be visiting about 20 locations in the West.  See our events calendar here.  More...

Hurricane Florence: What You Need to Know

One million people are being told to flee the east coast, as Hurricane Florence, described as "a monster," heads towards the Carolinas. The storm is expected to bring days of rain and flash floods...

Mutual Aid Disaster Relief Training in Durango, CO

From Saturday September 1st to Sunday, September 2nd, Mutual Aid Disaster Relief will be holding a free training in Durango, Colorado. Don't miss out if you are in the area! The Mutual Aid Disaster Relief...

Getting Ready in the Gulf

Mutual Aid Disaster relief is gearing up for a new round of intervention in the hurricane season; and offering skills and workshops to anyone who wants to build power in the wake of capitalism's...

Finishing One Training Tour & Beginning The Next!

Report and update from Mutual Aid Disaster Relief, who announces their next tour. We are so happy to announce that our pilot-project, Building the Movement for Mutual Aid Training Tour, was a great success in...

(Solar) Power to the People

Mutual Aid Disaster Relief discusses their ongoing campaign to install a solar powered energy system into a squatted school in Puerto Rico. On May 23, 2018, 3 days after the 8-month anniversary of Hurricane Maria’s...