This is their story as they try to live normal lives in an abnormal situation
'We would not be alive today if not for the Philippines,' says Lotte Hershfield, one of the thousand Jews who came to the country during World War II
Australia vows 'to work with the Philippine government to combat terrorism in our region,' Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says
Many Rohingya are turning to complex smuggling operations to escape Bangladesh
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'We might be sleeping soundly here but our brothers in Marawi City are in miserable condition,' Colonel Alden Juan Masagca, commanding officer of the Army's 901st Infantry Brigade, says in his appeal to Bicolanos
(UPDATED) More than 65.6 million people were forcibly displaced at the end of 2016, according to a new report from the UN Refugee Agency
One person is displaced every 3 seconds. By the time you finish reading this sentence, someone will have been displaced.
Where are these people coming from, where are they going, how many have died, and how many will be allowed to stay?
'I want to help the victims because I was also a victim,' says MSU-Marawi student Edward Borres who fled his city with fellow students two days after the clashes began
The assistance is being conducted in Lanao del Sur, Lanao del Norte, and Iligan City schools where most of the displaced students are enrolled
Detainees at an Australian asylum-seeker camp in Papua New Guinea win millions of dollars in compensation for 'degrading and cruel' treatment
A key problem is getting aid supplies to the relatively remote desert region in Syria's north, with just a trickle of assistance currently crossing from neighboring Turkey and Iraq
Hamas this week marks 10 years since taking power in Gaza with the Palestinian enclave at risk of conflict and facing electricity blackouts, poverty and Israel's blockade
Dire living conditions, lack of proper food, stress, and depression affect the breastfeeding ability of mothers who fled the Iraqi city of Mosul
Lawmakers hold a hearing at NAIA-3 Wednesday, June 7, and plan to conduct an ocular inspection at the crime scene from across the street
During the 4-hour humanitarian pause, 179 civilians are rescued from Marawi City
Dozens of Christian civilians trapped in Marawi City survived 11 days, thanks to the protection by Muslims
A young Maranao student-volunteer in an evacuation center in Iligan City builds a bridge of solidarity between Muslim and Christian evacuees and responders
Foreign Minister Ravi Karunanayake said 16 countries had rushed relief supplies and medicine to assist more than 600,000 people driven from their homes
A total of 58 awards will be given to individuals and groups from various sectors in the 18th Gawad Kalasag National Awarding Ceremony
The Department of Social Welfare and Development says it will provide assistance even to evacuees staying in their neighbors' or relatives' houses
(UPDATED) Heavy rains on Friday, May 26, triggered the worst flooding and landslides in 14 years in the southern and western parts of the island
Duterte is using a sledgehammer to take on a job that is properly accomplished with precision tools. It is the convenient but indiscriminate weapon of an authoritarian leader.
'If people think that other donors would be without conditions, I would like to see those providers of assistance who have no conditions,' an EU official says
Through social media, Agos, Tabang Sibilyan, and government help, a father brings his wife to a hospital in Iligan City, where she gives birth to a healthy baby boy
The EU says there 'is no lack of other countries' to help if Europe is 'not welcome to provide money' to the Philippines
The two-day summer camp teaches kids from 8 to 17 years old about fire safety, first aid, and firefighting techniques
US Joint Task Force commander Brigadier General John Jansen says the level of sophistication in the shared understanding of doctrine and war fighting necessitates that the Philippine and US militaries up their cooperation game
Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano also praises China and Japan for helping the Philippines 'without conditions'
The Balikatan exercises almost didn't happen after President Duterte threatened to cancel it, but he was convinced to allow it
Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon says the EU aid 'conditions' only require Philippine adherence to international treaties that the country has already ratified
(UPDATED) 'If DFA is unaware, then there is again a disturbing display of dysfunction in the conduct of our foreign policy,' says a former ambassador
(UPDATED) The Philippines clarifies it will continue to accept grants, like humanitarian aid, that will not come with 'objectionable' conditions
'We're supposed to be an independent nation,' says Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea in explaining the Duterte administration's decision
(UPDATED) EU Ambassador to the Philippines Franz Jessen says the Philippines' decision will affect up to 250 million euros in EU grants
Balikatan 2017 simulates how the Philippine and US militaries will jointly respond to the aftermath of a super typhoon in the Philippines
'Between 100,000 and half a million people could be displaced as the conflict and humanitarian situation continue to worsen,' says Shabia Mantoo, Yemen spokesperson for the UN refugee agency, the UNHCR
M/V Amazing Grace can 'complement government forces in providing immediate relief assistance during emergency and crisis situations,' says President Rodrigo Duterte
The evacuation began days after regime backers Russia and Iran and rebel supporter Turkey signed a deal to implement "de-escalation zones" where the government and opposition will halt hostilities
M/V Amazing Grace can function as a mobile command center, cargo transport vessel, and evacuation ship
(UPDATED) The annual activity adjusts to President Rodrigo Duterte's orders: Balikatan 2017 exercises will not focus on external defense or maritime security
On May 13, the humanitarian group will stage the 4th Million Volunteer Run across the country, completing its extensive network of one million volunteers
The first Balikatan exercises under Duterte will focus on humanitarian assistance and disaster response and counter-terrorism
The national comptroller, Edgardo Maya, ordered a probe to determine whether authorities in the town of Mocoa correctly enforced building codes and planned adequately for natural disasters
Ambassador Nikki Haley: 'When the United Nations consistently fails in its duty to act collectively, there are times in the life of states that we are compelled to take our own action'
On its 70th founding anniversary, the PRC launches its first disaster response ship in the Philippines. From April 1-15, 2017, help name that vessel
In the town cemetery, men are busy digging graves in the red soil for dozens of the 273 people so far counted as dead