On March 8, 2018, a joint firefight between the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and alleged members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighter (BIFF) transpired in different Municipalities of Maguindanao Province.
- Status of Affected Families/ Persons
858 families or 4,290 persons were affected by the armed conflict in Maguindanao. (see Table 1).
- Status of Displaced Families/Individuals
A. Inside Evacuation Centers 641 families or 3,205 persons are currently taking shelter in seven (7) evacuation centers (see Table 2).
B. Outside Evacuation Centers 217 families or 1,085 persons are currently staying with relatives/friends (see Table 3).