Displaced Maranaos give up on Duterte, ask Marcos to ‘clean up mess’

Hundreds of rally mostly internally displaced persons stage a to mark the 5th year of the Marawi siege. They have been living in temporary shelters since they were forced to flee their homes on May 23, 2017. MARAWI CITY, Philippines – Displaced Marawi residents have given up on the Duterte administration and called on presumptive … Read more

Marawi land disputes could delay for years return of displaced families

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Philippines – It would take several more years before thousands of displaced families could get compensated by the government for their losses and return to rebuild in areas reduced to rubble during the Marawi Siege that began five years ago today, Monday, May 23. For many, the long wait to return … Read more

NCIP serves desist order on firm behind attack on Leody, displaced Lumad

The real test is whether Mayor Lorenzo and his men will really leave, so that the Manobo Pulaguion can take over their ancestral land, says De Guzman’s running mate Walden Bello CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Philippines – The National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) on Saturday, April 30, served a Cease and Desist Order (CDO) … Read more

Help displaced communities affected by Taal Volcano unrest in 2022

Several organizations are leading donation drives and relief initiatives to help communities affected by the Taal Volcano unrest. Here’s how you can help out MANILA, Philippines – Taal Volcano in Batangas is once again on Alert Level 3, signifying it is in a state of magmatic unrest, following a phreatomagmatic eruption last Saturday morning, March … Read more