Lanao del Sur donates P2.5M in relief goods


COTABATO CITY, Maguindanao : Lanao del Sur civic groups have turned-over some 13 truckloads of relief goods worth some P2.5 million to the Tabang Sibilyan donation center of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) to help evacuees in Maguindanao. The goods, which included 272 sacks of rice, canned goods, noodles, and other food and non-food items; is part of a relief and peace advocacy campaign initiated early this month in response to the escalating conflict in Maguindanao, which has already displaced 25,067 families. egional Governor Mujiv Hataman has also ordered the drafting of a humanitarian and development action plan to address the rehabilitation and other post-conflict needs of affected communities. ccording to Executive Director Amir Mawallil of the ARMM’s Bureao of Public Information that the region spends more than P1 million daily on food assistance alone for the thousands of families staying in at least 75 evacuation centers in the province.


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