MARAWI CITY (MindaNews / 06 April) – It was not easy to hear that your house did not survive the war but when 62-year-old Rasamala Magondaraya and her children entered the ruins of what used to be their four-story building, she was appalled. There were holes in the wall and a huge pit dug on […]
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MARAWI CITY (MindaNews / 25 March) — Ten months after they were forced to flee their homes and shops, residents of 24 barangays in the 250-hectare ‘Ground Zero’ — the main battle area in the five-month siege that the military now refers to as “Most Affected Area” (MAA) — will finally be allowed to visit […]
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DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 31 December) — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has cleared 30% of Marawi’s former main battle area (MBA) of unexploded ordnance (UXOs) and improvised explosive devices (IEDs) as of December 15, Col. Romeo Brawner, Deputy Commander and spokesperson of the Joint Task Force Ranao said. Brawer said the Joint […]