Author Archives: Paulo C. Rizal

3 months ago

SOLIDARITY

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SOLIDARITY

In an evacuation center in the town of Saguiaran, Lanao del Sur, a visiting Catholic nun talks to a Muslim evacuee to better understand the conflict and its effects on the residents. The Marawi crisis have caused damages to lives and property. But it also fostered stronger relationships between Muslims and Christians who showed compassion and solidarity to each other. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

3 months ago

MOMENTARY DISTRACTION

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MOMENTARY DISTRACTION

A visiting Catholic nun facilitates a psychosocial intervention with the children in an evacuation center in Saguiaran town in Lanao del Sur on Friday, July 28. (More…) (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

3 months ago

CRAMPED

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CRAMPED

A Maranao mother rocks her infant child to sleep inside a ​three feet by four feetclassroom at the Al Noor Madrasah School in Barangay Tomas Cabili, Iligan City on Thursday, July 27. At night time, four to five families cramp ​the rooms such as this to sleep, often with the men opting to stay outside to give the women and children more space. (More…) (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

3 months ago

SIGNBOARDS UP

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SIGNBOARDS UP

Despite a new rule banning display​ of destination signboards​, these jeepneys ​sneak signboards on their windshields on Wednesday, July 26, in Davao City. The ​restriction is in accordance with the Anti Distracted Driving Law. (More…) (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

3 months ago

DEAD, BUT NOT SILENCED

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DEAD, BUT NOT SILENCED

Bystanders look at the cardboard coffins lined with the names and portraits of victims of extrajudicial killings in Southern Mindanao Region displayed along Roxas Avenue in Davao City on the day of President Rodrigo Duterte’s 2nd State of the Nation Address on Monday, July 24. (More…) (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)