Philippines

Philippines: Mindanao Displacement Snapshot (As of 24 May 2022)

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MARAWI CONFLICT

85,000 displaced population

More than 23,700 people (4,740 families) are still staying in various transitory sites while the rest of the IDPs are in home-based setting. About 740 families are relocated to permanent shelter projects while 95 families have retured to the most affected areas.

**DISPLACEMENT IN MAGUINDANAO **

5,100 displaced population

According to Ministry of Social Services and Development (MSWD) report as of May 2022, more than 3,300 people were displaced in Maguindanao province due to armed conflict. More than 540 people were also displaced due to heavy rains and flooding. More than 1200 people remain displaced since March 2021 due to aremed conflict between AFP and BIFF.

ZAMBOANGA SIEGE

3,600 displaced population

Around 290 people (58 families) are still staying in transitory sites while the rest of the IDPs are in home-based setting since 2013.

DISPLACEMENT IN BASILAN

3,800 displaced population

Around 1,600 people (320 families) were displaced due to the armed encounter between the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and alleged members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in April 2022. More than 2,200 (460 families) were displaced from previous conflicts (clan feud and AFP against not state actors) in several municipalities since 2019.

NORTHEASTERN MINDANAO DISPLACEMENT

8,600 displaced population

More than 7,600 people (1500 families) were displaced in April 2022 due to heavy rains and flooding in Agusan del Sur. While more than 400 people (100 families) were displaced due to armed encounter of AFP and alleged New Peoples Army (NPA) in Surigao del Sur. More than 600 people (100 families) are still displaced due to Typhoon Rai (Odette) in December 2021 and previous AFP and NPA armed encounter.

NORTH COTABATO AND DAVAO DEL SUR EARTHQUAKES

10,059 displaced population

About 4,715 people (943 families) in several transitory site in Magpet, Makilala and Kidapawan City in Cotabato province, and about 5,344 people (1,436 families) in 17 sites in Davao Del Sur province are still displaced and await relocation sites after series of earthquakes in 2019.

DISPLACEMENT IN SULU

2,130 displaced population

More than 2,100 people (420 families) remain displaced in Sulu since 2017 due to armed the conflict between the Government security forces and Abu Sayaff Group. Local government units of Sulu have scheduled the return of the IDPs after May 09, 2022.

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