Maranao leader to Duterte: What really happened in Marawi?

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Wed, 24 Jul 2019 21:00:24 +0000

Maranao leader to Duterte: What really happened in Marawi?

A Moro leader whose family was displaced by the government’s five-month battle with terror groups in Marawi in 2017

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Marawi folk get livelihood, humanitarian aid from US gov’t

Credit to Author: racosta| Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 21:03:24 +0000

The US Agency for International Development (USAID) handed over some P1.95 million worth of community grants that the US government had earlier committed for humanitarian and recovery work in war-torn Marawi City.

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Scarcity of land delays Marawi housing projects

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Tue, 04 Jun 2019 21:18:37 +0000

Scarcity of land delays Marawi housing projects

MANILA, Philippines — The National Housing Authority (NHA) has finished only 25 percent of the target number of houses for residents who were displaced when Islamic State-linked armed groups laid siege to Marawi City two years ago. In a press conference on Tuesday, Roderick Ibañez, chief of the Marawi Project Management Office, said that as […]

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Two years after terrorists’ siege, Marawi is still down and out

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Sun, 28 Apr 2019 21:32:48 +0000

Two years after terrorists’ siege, Marawi is still down and out

MARAWI CITY, Philippines — At the foot of a slope at Barangay Bito Buadi Itowa here, the makeshift Marawi Bahay Pag-asa Pilot School stands as a contradiction in terms. “Bahay Pag-asa” means house of hope, but hope is the last thing the dilapidated tents that serve as the school’s classrooms inspire. The tents, divided by […]

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Duterte to let rich businessmen spend for full Marawi rehab

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 16:23:02 +0000

Duterte to let rich businessmen spend for full Marawi rehab

President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday said he would let rich businessmen to spend for the full restoration of war-torn Marawi City.

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Marawi still a ghost town 2 years after siege ended

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Sun, 31 Mar 2019 21:33:44 +0000

MANILA, Philippines — Why is Marawi City still a ghost town more than two years after its liberation?

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Marawi ‘alive, booming,’ task force head says

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 21:18:33 +0000

The Philippine government on Tuesday disputed a Washington Post report which claimed that Marawi City remained a “ghost town,” more than a year after government forces took back control of the Lanao del Sur provincial capital from local terror groups.

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Gutoc: Reenacted budget would hurt Marawi rehab, 2019 election

Credit to Author: acerojano| Date: Mon, 04 Feb 2019 08:22:14 +0000

Gutoc: Reenacted budget would hurt Marawi rehab, 2019 election

A re-enacted budget would badly affect the rehabilitation of Marawi City and the conduct of the 2019 midterm elections, opposition senatorial candidate Samira Gutoc said on Monday

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In Marawi, 550 houses ready for families displaced by siege

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2019 21:18:13 +0000

In Marawi, 550 houses ready for families displaced by siege

MARAWI CITY — The National Housing Authority (NHA) has turned over 550 units of transitory shelters at Barangay Boganga here to families who lost their homes during the five-month war between government forces and Islamic State-inspired armed groups in Marawi City in 2017.

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Unprogrammed budget: Pork eyed to fund Marawi rehab

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Sun, 09 Dec 2018 23:23:28 +0000

Part of unprogrammed funds in this year’s national budget may finance the rebuilding of Marawi, a Muslim-majority city that was destroyed in last year’s fighting between government forces and Islamic State supporters.

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