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President Duterte will step down with at least 95% of Marawi rehab done

By Lade Jean Kabagani  MANILA –Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) will see to it that at least 95 percent of Marawi City’s recovery projects from the 2017 siege will be completed by June. TFBM chief and housing czar Secretary Eduardo del Rosario said former displaced families residing within the most affected (MAA) or the so-called “ground-zero” … Continue reading

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Task force assures Marawi infra works done by December

By Lade Jean Kabagani   TAKING SHAPE. The Marawi Grand Mosque is under rehabilitation in this photo released Sunday (June 6, 2021) by Task Force Bangon Marawi. Housing Secretary Eduardo del Rosario said all ongoing infrastructure projects will be finished by December and rehabilitation works within the term of President Rodrigo Duterte. (Photo courtesy of TFBM Facebook) MANILA (Philippines … Continue reading

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UAE gov’t opens rehab projects for Marawi

UAE gov’t opens rehab projects for Marawi By Divina Suson MARAWI CITY (Philippines News Agency) — The United Arab Emirates (UAE) government will launch several intervention projects for the ongoing rehabilitation of war-ravaged Marawi City. UAE Ambassador Hamad Saeed Al-Zaabi said the projects include architectural and operational plans that are being requested by the Khalifa … Continue reading

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Australia announces P140-M add’l aid for Marawi

Australia announces P140-M add’l aid for Marawi By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Australian Embassy in Manila on Tuesday announced an additional PHP140 million humanitarian assistance to support the people affected by the 2017 Marawi conflict. “My announcement reflects Australia’s commitment to the recovery and reconstruction of Marawi City,” Australian Ambassador … Continue reading

Payout tracking system for Marawi siege survivors launched
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Payout tracking system for Marawi siege survivors launched

Payout tracking system for Marawi siege survivors launched By Ercel Maandig CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (Philippines News Agency) –The Department of Social Welfare and Development of Northern Mindanao (DSWD-10) on Thursday said it has installed a monitoring system to track payout status for Marawi siege survivors. DSWD-10 Information Officer Oliver Inodeo said the agency’s own … Continue reading

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Marawi’s MAA groundbreaking expected next month

Marawi’s MAA groundbreaking expected next month By Jelly Musico MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The groundbreaking for the reconstruction of the most-affected area (MAA) of war-torn Marawi City is expected to be held third week of September, officials of Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) said Friday. “We expect to complete the negotiation by the end … Continue reading

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SoKor commits to assist Marawi rehab

SoKor commits to assist Marawi rehab By Jelly Musico MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The South Korean government is committed to assist the Philippines’ rehabilitation program for war-torn Marawi City, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez said Tuesday. “The Korean government said that they are committed to assist us in the Marawi rehabilitation program,” Dominguez said in … Continue reading

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Palace keeps eye on 2 Chinese firms in Marawi rehab

Palace keeps eye on 2 Chinese firms in Marawi rehab By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The two blacklisted Chinese contractors that are part of a consortium tapped to rehabilitate Marawi City are being monitored by government, Malacañang said on Thursday. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque made this assurance following reports that the two … Continue reading