Philippines

DSWD DROMIC Report #1 on the Armed Conflict in Tangcal, Lanao del Norte as of 28 August 2021, 6PM

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I. Situation Overview

On 21 August 2021, an encounter ensued between the 51st Infantry Batallion of the Army’s 103rd Infantry Brigade of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Isis-inspired Dawlah Islamia in Brgy. Lindongan and Brgy. Pelingkingan in Tangcal, Lanao del Norte. The residents of neighboring Brgy. Somiorang and Brgy. Bayabao have as well evacuated as the tension escalated.

Source: DSWD-Field Office (FO) X

II. Status of Affected Areas and Population

A total of 410 families or 2,050 persons were affected in four (4) barangays in Tangcal, Lanao del Norte (see Table 1).

III. Status of Displaced Population

a. Inside Evacuation Centers

There are 410 families or 2,050 persons currently taking temporary shelter in four (4) evacuation centers (see Table 2).

b. Total Displaced Population

There are 410 families or 2,050 persons displaced in Tangcal, Lanao del Norte due to the armed conflict (see Table 3).