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

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 lambasts Marawi rehab critics

By Apipa Bagumbaran MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur–Allegations fired against the National Housing Authority (NHA) for undertaking projects under the Marawi rehabilitation which are already beyond its mandate have been scrapped during a virtual press conference Thursday, July 8. “Walang katotohanan ang pinupukol na alegasyon against the National Housing Authority,” said Department of Human Settlements… Read More Del Rosario lambasts Marawi rehab critics

Gov’t, partners award more permanent shelters; inaugurate 2nd mosque in Marawi

By Kate Shiene Agna MARAWI CITY — Residents of Marawi City, especially families of internally displaced persons (IDPs), are now starting to feel the benefits of the ongoing massive rehabilitation efforts in the only Islamic City in the country. On Thursday, Task Force Bangon Marawi Chairman Secretary Eduardo Del Rosario led the awarding of 170… Read More Gov’t, partners award more permanent shelters; inaugurate 2nd mosque in Marawi

120 displaced families receive permanent shelter units

By Apipa Bagumbaran MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur–One hundred twenty (120) displaced families now have a permanent home they can call their own after the UN-Habitat, Social Housing Finance Corporation (SHFC), and Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) awarded them certificates of house and lot ownership in Darussalam Village, Brgy. Dulay Proper, this city. The permanent… Read More 120 displaced families receive permanent shelter units

Marawi Sultanate League affirms no dissolution of barangays

By Claire Gigje MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur –Following the stirring issue concerning the alleged dissolution of four barangays in the city, the Marawi Sultanate League (MSL) strongly affirmed City Mayor Majul Gandamra’s issued statement in a virtual press conference that such claim is far from what is true. During another round of Kapamagusai sa… Read More Marawi Sultanate League affirms no dissolution of barangays