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IN PHOTOS: With groundbreaking, Marawi begins journey to recovery

Oct 30, 2018 - 5:41 PM

National and local government officials join Marawi residents to commemorate the start of efforts to rehabilitate the war-torn city's most devastated area

The ground breaking ceremony for the rehabilitation and rebuilding of Marawi City's Most Affected Area finally pushed through on Tuesday, October 30, after several delays and rescheduling. The ceremony, attended by MAA residents, LGU, Army, and NGOs, formally signal the start of the city's rehabilitation.

Marawi mayor appeals for more livelihood programs

Oct 24, 2018 - 12:30 PM

Marawi City Mayor Majul Gandamra says residents remain frustrated by delayed rehabilitation and reconstruction of the city over a year since the war ended

TEMPORARY. Marawi residents remain in temporary shelters in Barangay Sagonsongan in Marawi City. Photo by Sofia Tomacruz/Rappler

Messy land ownership in Marawi complicates rehabilitation

May 15, 2018 - 8:46 AM

The government creates an adjudication board – the Land Dispute Arbitration Committee (LDAC) – to address concerns arising from the large-scale land titling program. There are many ways it could turn into a nightmare.

Gov't turns over 500 houses to Marawi residents

Dec 27, 2017 - 8:06 PM

Officials also report on the ongoing efforts to bring back livelihood and jobs in Marawi City

NHA photo

Marawi mayor backs extended martial law to 'keep terrorists away'

Dec 13, 2017 - 12:00 PM

Marawi City Mayor Majul Gandamra supports President Rodrigo Duterte's request to Congress to extend martial law in Mindanao for a year

Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Marawi mayor urges remaining Maute terrorists to surrender

Sep 27, 2017 - 9:15 PM

Marawi Mayor Majul Gandamra appears with recently rescued Maute hostages, who called on the remaining terrorists to 'cooperate with government' so they can also see their families

EMOTIONAL APPEAL. Marawi Mayor Majul Gandamra asks the Maute Group to end the war in his city.

Marawi mayor gets emotional seeing houses inside battle area

Sep 24, 2017 - 9:20 PM

Marawi City Mayor Majul Gandamra asks the national government to help residents rebuild their 'completely devastated' homes

INSIDE THE MARAWI BATTLE AREA. Marawi City Mayor Majul Gandamra enters the war zone to begin assessment of the work to be done when the fighting stops. Photo courtesy of the Marawi City municipal government

Local officials oppose 'unacceptable' safe passage for Mautes

Sep 08, 2017 - 10:52 AM

Marawi City Mayor Majul Gandamra echoes the military s opposition to overtures to negotiate with the Maute Group

Tearful flag-raising in Marawi as PH celebrates Independence Day

Jun 12, 2017 - 11:50 AM

The provincial capitol and the city hall in Marawi hold simultaneous flag raising ceremonies for the first time since May 23

Independence Day flag raising ceremony in MArawi City. Photo by Carmela Fonbuena/Rappler