Conflict and flooding trigger recurrent displacement in Maguindanao, eroding resources of the poorest and hampering their recovery.
UN Special Rapporteur on IDP rights calls for enhanced assistance to conflict-induced IDPs including indigenous peoples in Mindanao.
Intensifying El Niño may cause drought and water shortages in parts of the country and trigger erratic behaviour of tropical storms.
Philippine government with local communities and humanitarian partners conducts the first Metro Manila earthquake drill.
Number of IDPs remaining in Grandstand evacuation centre: 0
Number of IDPS LupaLupa and Mariki ES: 1200
Number of IDPs in all other transitional sites: 15,900
Number of IDPs hosted by relatives and friends or renting temporary homes: 11,300*
Number of IDPs awarded permanent shelters: 2,900**
Number of IDPs received home material assistance: 8,300**
Source: CCCM Cluster (as of 31 July 2015), *Protection Cluster (as of December 2014) **National Housing Authority (June 2015)
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