Author Archives: DIVINA M. SUSON

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The man who buries the lost lives in Marawi

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The man who buries the lost lives in Marawi

For seven years, excavating canals and constructing roads are what Jelbin Darantinao has done for a living. But these days his employer has taken him to a role that reminds him of how a war refuses to choose which innocent lives it would take.

2 weeks ago

MASS BURIAL

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MASS BURIAL

The local government units of Lanao del Sur province and Marawi City hold a mass burial at the Maqbara Mass Grave in Barangay Papandayan Thursday morning, October 5 for 36 sets of unidentified human remains retrieved from the main battle area. This is the third batch of mass burial that the Provincial Crisis Management Committee facilitated. (Divina M. Suson/davaotoday.com)

2 weeks ago

TEMPORARY SHELTERS

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TEMPORARY SHELTERS

President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday afternoon attends the inauguration of the Bahay Pag-asa, a site of temporary shelters in Barangay Bito Buadi Itowa in Marawi City for displaced families who evacuated when ISIS-inspired militants attacked the predominantly Islamic City. The Tarlac Heritage Foundation and Chinese Filipino Business Club Incorporated funded the construction of 50 nipa huts. (Divina M. Suson/davaotoday.com)

2 weeks ago

LIVELIHOOD TALK

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LIVELIHOOD TALK

An official of the Office of Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) talks to families from Marawi City who…