Terrain a challenge for soldiers in Marawi - The Manila Times

ILIGAN CITY: As the fighting between members of a local terror group and the armed forces in Marawi City reaches its fifth day, a military official has admitted it might take some time before the area could be considered fully neutralized. Lt. Gen ...

DSWD Central Office to send more resources to field offices assisting families affected by the armed conflict in ... - ReliefWeb

To ensure the smooth flow of relief operations for the families affected by the current armed conflict in Marawi City, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Central Office through the Disaster Response Assistance and Management ...

Evacuees flood Iligan, nearby cities - Inquirer.net

Thousands of evacuees still fleeing from Marawi City to Iligan City to seek refuge with their relatives while other evacuess are staying in an evacuation center in Saguiran, Lanao de Sur. RICHEL. V UMEL/Inquirer Mindanao. They survived on the kindness ...

Marawi: Images from a ghost town - Rappler

LANAO DEL SUR, Philippines – Marawi City's Amai Pakpak Avenue has had more soldiers than residents. So have the other streets in the city proper. Since the military started hunting down members of the Maute Group and other terrorists on Tuesday, May ...

Duterte arrives in Misamis Oriental airport - Northbound Philippines News Online

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – President Rodrigo Duterte arrived at the Laguindingan Airport in Misamis Oriental at around noon Friday on a visit to Iligan City. Duterte is reportedly set to visit wounded government troopers who are confined at the Sanitarium ...

At least 13 evacuation centers open for Marawi residents - DSWD - Rappler

Policemen check a car boot of a resident fleeing from Marawi city, where gunmen who had declared allegiance to the Islamic State group rampaged through the city, at a checkpoint in Iligan City on May 24, 2017. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP. MANILA ...

5 useful stats about Marawi City and Lanao del Sur of the ARMM - Blog Watch Citizen Media (blog)

MARAWI CITY, the capital of Lanao del Sur province, has become the veritable ground zero of intermittent clashes between soldiers and extremist forces since last Tuesday. The incidents have lent President Rodrigo R. Duterte a supposedly “compelling ...

DSWD on red alert after Marawi clash - Inquirer.net

Volunteers repack rice for the Marawi evacuees at the DSWD Visayas Disaster Response Center in Barangay Casuntingan, Mandaue City. CDN PHOTO/JUNJIE MENDOZA. The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) activated its red alert ...