The primary mandate of BDA is to lead, manage and determine relief and rehabilitation in the conflict-affected areas in Mindanao. In doing so, community empowerment is one of the major actions of BDA. This means reaching out to vulnerable communities to promote self-reliance through various programs implemented with partners.
- Mindanao Trust Fund-Reconstruction and Development Program (MTFRDP)
- Tahderiyyah Program
- Community Development in Conflict-Affected Areas in Mindanao (CD-CAAM)
- Reproductive Health
- Humanitarian Program
- Orphan Care Program
- Community Empowerment through Food Sufficiency and Environmental Management (CEFSEM)