Rappler's latest stories on Marawi residents
‘We pray that this land, Islamic City of Marawi, will be handed back to us peacefully’
'Mahirap ang buhay. Wala nga kami maihanda kagabi,' says Merlinda Obedencio. Her two children are among dozens of surviving Christian hostages from Marawi siege who regularly meet to draw strength from each other.
Task Force Bangon Marawi head Eduardo del Rosario says the government also wants to move residents still living in evacuation centers to temporary shelters 'no later than' early next year
Despite their opinions about President Rodrigo Duterte, the results of a Social Weather Stations survey show Marawi residents are generally optimistic about the future
It was a day of celebration for us. Or so we thought.
An International Committee of the Red Cross delegate visits the Saguiaran evacuation center and the Sagonsongan transitional site, and captures in photographs the longing for family and home of those displaced by the conflict
Each family receives P250,000 and almost P1.5 million-worth of benefits
From the two areas that have been granted access so far, residents found their life's work either destroyed, burnt, or looted
Sinagtala is not about its textiles but the stories of its female weavers who persevere despite all odds
Men, women, children break into tears as they pray for relatives killed in the war
Families of the scores still missing are the overlooked victims of the Philippines' deadliest confrontation with Islamists.
The Ranaw Multisectoral Movement opposes the government's plan to build a P400-million military camp in Barangay Kapataran in the war-torn city
The absence of cases of human rights violations does not vouch for the military’s good record in Marawi. It speaks of people’s fear to come forward, says resident Samira Gutoc.
The Philippine government is working with other international bodies to help finance the costly rehabilitation of the warn-torn city
In white togas and caps with medals hanging around their necks ribbons on their chests the graduates of 2017 don t let the war dampen the celebrations
A total of P1 3 billion worth of stockpile and standby funds are also available according to the Department of Social Welfare and Development
The military laments all the talk about a staged ambush that wounded 9 soldiers including President Duterte s security It is difficult to sacrifice the lives of soldiers for a scenario like that says a colonel