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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.

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...

Mutual Aid Disaster Relief Marks End of Convergence Center

This following report from Mutual Aid Disaster Relief marks the closing of their autonomous space in Florida. To hear more about the community center and free clinic that they organized in the wake of...

Building the Movement for Mutual Aid: Spring Tour 2018

The following statement comes from Mutual Aid Disaster Relief, and announces their spring tour in 2018 across parts of the US.  Friends, I am so excited and grateful for this opportunity to organize our first “Building...

Dreaming With Our Hands: On Autonomy, In(ter)dependence, and the Regaining of the Commons

"Neighbors are collectivizing the means of survival and building for future resiliency. Many of these community centers are known as Centros de Apoyo Mutuo (CAMs), or Mutual-Aid Centers."  “It was like an atomic bomb went...

2017 Reflection: Unafraid of Ruins

2017 has been a busy year for us. We saw unprecedented disasters, both climate related and political. The storms are increasing in intensity and frequency, but so is our diverse movement’s power from below,...

The Disaster is the Colony

Rolling through the gates of west end Aquadilla’s Medium/Minimum security prison Institución Correccional de Guerrero, our view widens to capture barbed wire buildings, a generator screaming a guttural something off stage left and the...

This is Caguas: “Centro de Apoyo Mutuo”

"Apoyo Mutuo seized the space a month and a half ago. A month ago they defended it from policia who demanded to know their individual names." The rest is Puerto Rico. Centro de Apoyo Mutuo, Centers...