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Ground Zero

The military opened portions of Marawi City’s Ground Zero on 25 October 2017 for journalists to see what it took to liberate the country’s lone Islamic City from ISIS-inspired terrorists after five months of fighting. MindaNews photo by MANMAN DEJETO Read story   

DSWD vows 24/7 presence in Marawi to win “hearts and minds of evacuees”

MARAWI CITY (MindaNews / 25 October) – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) will establish a 24/7 presence here to work on “the other Ground Zero — the hearts and minds of the evacuees,” Acting Social Welfare Secretary Emmanuel Leyco said. While other government agencies are building transitional shelters, the DSWD will “rebuild […]