MOH, Human Settlements turn over BHS, medical equipment in Rorogagus East, Marawi

MARAWI CITY—Officials from the National and Bangsamoro government turned over Wednesday, June 23, the Rorogagus East Barangay Health Station (BHS) in this city as part of the region’s commitment to putting health “a priority.” Minister for Health (MOH) Dr. Bashary Latiph said the construction of Rorogagus BHS is one of the “small testaments” to the … Continue reading MOH, Human Settlements turn over BHS, medical equipment in Rorogagus East, Marawi

Undue Marawi rehab rating is ‘disadvantageous’ – MP Adiong

COTABATO CITY – Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) Parliament Member Zia-ur Rahman Alonto-Adiong has warned about undue rating on snail-paced reconstruction efforts in war-torn Marawi City, saying it will be affront or “disadvantageous” to the public – especially the thousands of displaced city residents. Adiong, himself a displaced Marawi resident, aired the caution at the maiden episode … Continue reading Undue Marawi rehab rating is ‘disadvantageous’ – MP Adiong

BARMM funds P400-M potable water supply project for Marawi

MILG Minister Atty. Naguib Sinarimbo hands over to Lanao del Sur Governor Mamintal Adiong the checks representing 50 percent of the project cost for the rehabilitation and construction of a potable water supply system worth Php400-million for Marawi City, during a groundbreaking ceremony held July 6.  MARAWI CITY – Residents from 40 barangays of this … Continue reading BARMM funds P400-M potable water supply project for Marawi

MENRE, partners conduct assessment on Sacred Mountain National Park in Marawi

On August 10, a composite team led by the Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources, and Energy’s (MENRE) provincial office in Lanao del Sur climbed the Sacred Mountain National Park in Marawi to assess its vulnerabilities and establish policies for its development and conservation. (Photo courtesy of PENREO-LDS) COTABATO CITY – In a bid to formulate … Continue reading MENRE, partners conduct assessment on Sacred Mountain National Park in Marawi

MSSD allots P87.5-million cash assistance for Marawi IDPs from MAA

The Ministry of Social Services and Development (MSSD) started on August 11-12 the first cash aid distribution of Php5,000.00 each to some 636 internally displaced persons from Marawi City’s most affected area (MAA). The payout will run until November 2021 to cater all of the targeted 17,506 household beneficiaries. (Photo courtesy of MSSD) COTABATO CITY— … Continue reading MSSD allots P87.5-million cash assistance for Marawi IDPs from MAA

1300 housing units for BARMM in the pipeline

By Allan Biwang Jr. COTABATO CITY August -- The Ministry of Human Settlement and Development (MHSD) will be constructing a total of 1,300 housing units across the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) including the Special Geographic Area in North Cotabato, the Ministry announced on Wednesday, August 25. Of this number, 550 units will … Continue reading 1300 housing units for BARMM in the pipeline

ICRC, KFCIAAS unveil book on Islam, Int’l Humanitarian Law

By Claire Gigje MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur--To raise awareness on International Humanitarian Law (IHL), the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in partnership with the King Faisal Center for Islamic, Arabic and Asian Studies of the Mindanao State University (MSU)-Main Campus here launched Wednesday, August 25, a book bearing the title Manga Katharo … Continue reading ICRC, KFCIAAS unveil book on Islam, Int’l Humanitarian Law

MSU Exec VP says partnership with ICRC a mutual benefit

By Claire Gigje MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur--The Mindanao State University (MSU)-Main Campus in the city underscored that its partnership with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)-Philippines is a relationship sharing mutual benefits. MSU executive vice president Dr. Rasid Paca conveyed that the university, prepared to aid its partner international organization, is settled … Continue reading MSU Exec VP says partnership with ICRC a mutual benefit

CFSI holds SPED training for Lanao Sur teachers

By Lou Ellen Antonio MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur--As part of the psychosocial support component of its Marawi Recovery Project (MRP), the Community and Family Services International (CFIS) held a three-day Special Education (SPED) Training for teachers from the municipalities of Ditsaan Ramain, Marantao, Piagapo, Butig, Lumbayanague, and Masiu.  The training aims to capacitate and/or … Continue reading CFSI holds SPED training for Lanao Sur teachers

BARMM gives ICU beds, medical supplies to hospitals in LDS

By Bangsamoro Information Office MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur (PIA)--To accommodate more Covid-19 patients in critical condition in Lanao del Sur, the Ministry of Health (MOH) provided additional electric Intensive Care Unit (ICU) beds and medical supplies to Amai Pakpak Medical Center (APMC) in this city. Health Minister Dr. Bashary Latiph led the turnover of … Continue reading BARMM gives ICU beds, medical supplies to hospitals in LDS