Internally displaced persons (IDPs) living in evacuation centers in Northern Mindanao are provided with child and women-friendly spaces to cater to their special needs.
MARAWI CITY, June 21 -- The establishment of the Peace Corridor has been instrumental in providing much-needed humanitarian assistance to residents affected by the ongoing armed conflict in Marawi City and municipalities that straddle Lake Lanao.
This was revealed by Wendell Orbeso, head of the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process’ (OPAPP) Cotabato Operations Office, which has Pbeen tasked to provide support to the GPH-MILF Peace Corridor initiative which began last June 4.
MANILA, June 21 -- The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) provided relief assistance to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in various evacuation centers in Iligan City affected by the ongoing armed conflict between the government forces and extremist Maute group in Marawi City, Lanao Del Sur.
Department of Social Welfare and Development Secretary Judy Taguiwalo today said during a media interview that all agencies of the government as well as the private sector are closely working together to bring immediate assistance to families affected by the on-going armed conflict in Marawi City.
MANILA, June 19 -- Malacañang on Sunday, June 18, welcomed the statement of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) that has been no incident of human rights abuses reported since President Rodrigo Duterte placed Mindanao under martial law last month.
“We welcome the remarks of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) that there have been no reports of human rights abuses and/or violations committed by authorities after the President placed the whole island of Mindanao under martial law," Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said in a statement.