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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 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...

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,...