5 Years after the Marawi Siege
24 May 2022
President Duterte promised in 2017 that "Marawi will rise as a prosperous city again." Where are we now, five years after the siege, on the promise of rebuilding a better and more prosperous Marawi?
Join us in Alerto Bangasmoro as we talk to Lovely Pacasum, an IDP from Sagonsongan temporary shelter, on their situation now, five years after the war. Have their lives improved in terms of housing, water supply, health, education, livelihood, and other essentials? Are they able to rebuild their lives? What are their dreams and aspirations?
With the passage of the Marawi Compensation Law, the Marawi IDPs gained some degree of justice. But what do the IDPs think about the challenges and key issues that must be focused on to ensure its smooth implementation?