On September 1, 2017, a firefight between the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and New People’s Army (NPA) ensued in the Municipality of Arakan, North Cotabato.
- Number of Affected Families / Persons
To date, 238 families or 1,190 persons have been affected in Arakan, North Cotabato in Region XII (see Table 1).
- Status of Affected Families/Persons
Three (3) Evacuation Centers are currently open with all 238 families or 1,190 Persons staying inside.