Zamboanga Crisis Response Update No. 1 14 October 2013
On September 09, 2013, a faction of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) attacked Zamboanga City in Western Mindanao, Philippines. An estimated 100,000 individuals were affected by this recent armed conflict and the affected families are currently scattered in several evacuation centers set-up around the city. Upon invitation of the DSWD Sec Dinky Soliman on 3 October, the Heads of Agencies of the UN Humanitarian Country Team (HCT) visited Zamboanga City from 7-9 October 2013 to jumpstart the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) support.
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