TFBM assures progressing housing projects in Marawi

By Claire Gigje MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur–The Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) guaranteed to internally displaced persons (IDPs) that housing projects are currently underway in the city and their resettlement is visibly advancing.   Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD) Secretary and TFBM Chairperson Eduardo Del Rosario shared in a press briefing… Read More TFBM assures progressing housing projects in Marawi

TFBM reassures Marawi rehab completion within PRRD’s term

By Apipa Bagumbaran MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur (PIA)–Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) reassured that the Marawi rehabilitation is on track and will be completed within the term of President Rodrigo Duterte. This, after the President called on TFBM to expedite the completion of the rehabilitation so that displaced families can finally return home. “To… Read More TFBM reassures Marawi rehab completion within PRRD’s term

Marawi rehab now 75% accomplished: TFBM chief

By Kate Shiene Agna MARAWI CITY — The government-led rehabilitation of Marawi City following the 2017 siege is now about 75 percent complete.This was announced by Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) Chairman Secretary Eduardo Del Rosario after completing his latest visit to the only Islamic City in the country last Friday.“With regards to the ongoing… Read More Marawi rehab now 75% accomplished: TFBM chief

Gandamra: UN-Habitat shelters mark PH-Japan friendship

By Claire Gigje MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur–As 170 permanent houses in Darussalam Village and Pamayandeg sa Ranao Residences  were successfully turned over to internally displaced persons (IDPs) Thursday, July 22, City Mayor Majul Gandamra highlighted that such effort signified a friendship between the Philippine government and the Japan government that funded the construction of… Read More Gandamra: UN-Habitat shelters mark PH-Japan friendship

Del Rosario refutes corruption allegations on Marawi rehab

By Apipa Bagumbaran MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur–Housing czar Secretary Eduardo Del Rosario decried allegations of corruption against the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development  and Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) on the ongoing Marawi rehabilitation program “Definitely walang corruption na nangyayari dahil very transparent ang implementation ng ating mga projects,” he said in… Read More Del Rosario refutes corruption allegations on Marawi rehab

TFBM snubs ‘favored’ contractor allegations in Marawi rehab

By Apipa Bagumbaran MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur–Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD) Secretary and Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) Chairman Eduardo Del Rosario firmly refuted in a virtual press conference the claim over a so-called favored contractor involved in the Marawi rehabilitation. The TFBM chief bared that what the critics identify as… Read More TFBM snubs ‘favored’ contractor allegations in Marawi rehab

TFBM chief notes transparency in Marawi rehab

By Lou Ellen Antonio MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur–Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) Chairperson Sec. Eduardo Del Rosario noted during the press conference on Thursday, July 8,  the transparency in the implementation of Marawi rehabilitation.   “Definitely walang korapsyon na nangyayari dahil very transparent ang implementation ng ating project,” said Del Rosario.  The TFBM chief also… Read More TFBM chief notes transparency in Marawi rehab

Marawi IDPs happy for permanent, safe homes

By Apipa Bagumbaran MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur –Internally displaced persons whose families are recipients of UN-Habitat’s permanent shelter project are elated over their new and safe haven. “Masaya kasi nga medyo naibsan yung paghihirap namin kasi nangungupahan kami since noong Marawi siege,” said Hanifa Pangcoga who used to reside in Barangay Lumbaca Madaya. (I… Read More Marawi IDPs happy for permanent, safe homes

TFBM chief cites convergence in building permanent shelters

By Apipa Bagumbaran MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur—Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) Chief Secretary Eduardo Del Rosario emphasized the convergence of efforts in the construction of permanent shelters for displaced families of the city. “Ito ay ginawa sa pagtulong-tulong ng mga ahensiya ng gobyerno, ng government of Japan, ng national government, local government unit, SHFC… Read More TFBM chief cites convergence in building permanent shelters