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IDPs in Marawi to get 170 more permanent shelters

By Christine Cudis / Philippine News Agency

Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) Chairman Secretary Eduardo del Rosario (File photo)

MANILA – Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) Chairperson, Secretary Eduardo del Rosario, on Wednesday said 170 more permanent shelters will be awarded to internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Marawi City.

He said the awarding of permanent shelters are expected to be done this month, five months after 109 units were awarded to IDPs inside the Hadiya Village.

Del Rosario also said some infrastructures – telecommunication facilities, water system and electrification in the most affected area (MAA) are expected to be awarded by October this year.

“I reiterate that the rehabilitation remains on track and most of the ongoing infrastructure and public facilities will be completed by December of the year,” del Rosario, also heads the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD) said in a media group.

The DHSUD earlier inaugurated Lilod Guimba Bridge, the Disomangcop Mosque and a barangay health station in Barangay Rorogagus East in Marawi City

Del Rosario also facilitated inspections at several other ongoing projects across the Islamic city, including the soon-to-be-finished Marawi Museum, the School of Living Tradition, the Marawi Traffic Control Center and the Dansalan Bato Mosque. (PNA)



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