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Philippines: Mindanao Displacement Dashboard, May 2020 - Issue No. 69

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DISPLACEMENT OVERVIEW

As of the 31st of May, a total number of 79,657 families (374,130 individuals) are currently displaced in Mindanao. Those displaced can be classified into three main groups, depending on the length of displacement:

Group A: 4,310 families (21,550 individuals) remain displaced out of 5,253 families displaced within the month;

Group B: 47,044 families (211,188 individuals) remain displaced, and have been protractedly displaced for more than 30 days but less than 180 days; and

Group C: 28,303 families (141,392 individuals) remain displaced and have been protractedly displaced for more than 180 days. Those classified under Group C are concentrated in five main areas:

  • Zamboanga City: 1,362 families (6,810 individuals) still displaced due to Zamboanga siege in September 2013.

  • Lanao del Sur & Lanao del Norte: 25,367 families (126,835 individuals) still displaced due to Marawi siege in May 2017

  • Northern Mindanao: 29 families (145 individuals) still displaced due to Severe Tropical Storm Vinta (Temblin) in December 2017

  • Eastern Mindanao: 474 families (2,355 individuals) still displaced due to armed conflict between Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and New People’s Army (NPA) since February 2018.

  • Central Mindanao and BARMM Provinces: 1,057 families (5,185 individuals) still displaced due to crime and violence since January 2019.

In May 2020, a total number of 5,253 families (26,245 individuals) were displaced in Mindanao due to clan feud and undetermined number of IDPs due to armed conflict (15,630 individuals) and clan feud (10,615 individuals). 17% were able to return, leaving 21,550 individuals at the end of the month.