More rural villagers are expected to arrive at the evacuation center in the municipality of Opol, Misamis Oriental after a group of armed men believed to be members of the New People’s Army were seen in the town’s four hinterland communities since last week, the mayor said Wednesday.
The militant group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan scored the proposal of the United States of America to use airstrikes against the ISIS-linked groups in the country.
First Lieutenant Geraldo Alvarez of the 5th Mechanized Infantry Battalion, Philippine Army is now ready to go back to the front line after recovering from the wound he sustained from the main battle area here.
Some Mindanao lawmakers have expressed their support for the rehabilitation of the besieged Marawi City through allocation of funds as the Lower House has started deliberating the budget for next year.
The two National Interfaith Humanitarian Missions, especially the recently-concluded second wave, were able to open venues for the victims’ demands. These were venues that even the poorest, and in social heirarchies normally voiceless, evacuees were able to access. This
allowed the fleshing out cases of human rights
violations under Martial Law beyond the
common narrative of the effects of the aerial
Internally displaced residents will be given role in constructing the transition houses here, an official said over the weekend.
Army Capt. Jo-ann Petinglay, talks to doctors and nurses of Amai Pakpak Medical Center in Marawi City on Tuesday, Aug 1. The hospital workers are divided into five groups and will go on duty for three-day shifting to attend to patients, mostly evacuees, who are confined in the hospital as the ongoing military operations against the Daesh-inspired Maute group enters in its third month Tuesday, Aug. 1. (Divina M. Suson/davaotoday.com)
Children spend time playing in a covered court turned evacuation center in the town of Saguiaran, Lanao del Sur on Friday, July 28, 2017. They are the children of the 370 families staying inside the evacuation center for more than two months now. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)
In the second wave of the National Interfaith Humanitarian Mission (NHIM), the internally displaced persons from Marawi City have opened to facilitators on their experience as the conflict there has stretched for more than two months, said a civil society organizer.
When the fighting broke out two months ago, many of Marawi’s residents refused to give up their homes, certain that the military would be able to handle the Maute — a previously small, ragtag band of extremists who pledged allegiance to the ISIS by occupying an abandoned municipal hall in nearby Butig town.