On 25 November 2017, an unknown armed group attacked the community of Km. 9, Brgy. Diatagon, Lianga, Surigao del Sur causing panic among the residents. Families and individuals left their respective houses and stayed in a tribal school in Brgy. Diatagon, Liangan, Surigao del Sur.
1. Number of Affected Families / Persons
To date, 390 families or 2,673 persons have been affected in Lianga and San Agustin, Surigao del Sur (see Table 1).
2. Status of Displaced Families/Persons
At present, 361 families or 2,523 persons are staying in Tribal Filipino Program for Surigao del Sur (TRIPFSS), a tribal school in Lianga (see Table 2). While, 29 families or 150 persons are staying with their relatives in Brgy. Buhisan, San Agustin.
3. Assistance Provided
₱154,471.92 worth of assistance has been provided by the Department, and LGUs Lianga and San Agustin to the affected families (see Table 4).