BCMS Datasheet, Q2 2014

Conflict incidents rose by nearly a tenth in the second quarter of 2014, the sixth consecutive increase in conflict incidence since the last quarter of 2012. But conflict deaths in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, including the cities of Isabela and Cotabato, fell by about a third due to less deaths attributed to political causes.

BCMS Datasheet, Q1 2014

In a quarter that saw the historic signing of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro between the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, the challenge of bringing sustainable peace to the Bangsamoro areas was highlighted by an increase in violent conflict in the provinces comprising the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, including the cities of Isabela and Cotabato.