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Philippines: Mindanao Displacement Dashboard, August 2022 - Issue No. 95

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DISPLACEMENT

As of the 31st of August, an estimated total number of 23,746 families (113,376 individuals) remain displaced in Mindanao. Those displaced can be classified into three main groups, depending on the length of displacement:

Group A: 2,799 families (10,477 individuals) remain displaced out of 3,017 families displaced within the month;

Group B: 146 families (730 individuals) remain displaced and have been protractedly displaced for more than 30 days but less than 180 days; and

Group C: 20,801 families (102,169 individuals) remain displaced and have been protractedly displaced for more than 180 days. Those classified under Group C are concentrated in seven main areas:

  • Zamboanga City: 720 families (3,600 individuals) still displaced due to Zamboanga siege in September 2013.

  • Lanao del Sur 16,749 families (83,745 individuals) still displaced due to Marawi siege in May 2017.

  • BARMM Provinces: 914 families (4,570 individuals) still displaced due to armed conflict and crime & violence since September 2017.

  • Caraga: 36 families (180 individuals) still displaced due to armed conflict and shooting incidents, and 13 families (65 individuals) due to STY Rai in 2021.

  • Northern Mindanao: 14 families (70 individuals) still displaced due to Typhoon Falcon in July 2019.

  • Davao del Sur: 1,436 families (5,344 individuals) still displaced due to earthquake in 2019.

  • Cotabato province: 919 families (4,595 individuals) due to earthquake in 2019.

In August 2022, an estimated total number of 3,017 families (11,537 individuals) were displaced in Mindanao due to clan feud (10,105 individuals), armed conflict (977 individuals), crime and violence (350 individuals), and natural disaster (105 individuals).