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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

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Duterte lauds HUDCC for ‘sturdy’ housing units in Marawi City

Duterte lauds HUDCC for ‘sturdy’ housing units in Marawi City By EJ Roque MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — President Rodrigo R. Duterte commended the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC) for building resilient housing units for the victims of Marawi siege in 2017. “Your office (HUDCC) is one of those performing na maganda ‘yung … 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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Gov’t strives to help returning Marawi IDPs start anew: Andanar

Gov’t strives to help returning Marawi IDPs start anew: Andanar By Jose Cielito Reganit   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Communications Secretary Martin Andanar on Friday said the government, through Task Force Bangon Marawi, is striving very hard to keep up the hope that returning Marawi residents would go back to a peaceful and prosperous Marawi as … Continue reading

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Gov’t assures modern infra for Marawi rehab

Gov’t assures modern infra for Marawi rehab By Danilo Adorador, III   MARAWI CITY (Philippines News Agency) —A more liveable place equipped with modern infrastructure will rise from this city’s ruins, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque assured during a media briefing here Wednesday. Roque said the plan includes the widening of downtown roads from two lanes … Continue reading

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DSWD earmarks P1- B for livelihood program in Marawi

DSWD earmarks P1- B for livelihood program in Marawi By Leilani Junio   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) announced Friday that it is allocating a PHP1-billion fund for its Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) in Marawi City to help Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) get back on their feet. “Yung PHP1 … Continue reading