Rappler's latest stories on Task Force Bangon Marawi
It is two years ago since the siege that killed more than a thousand. At least 50,000 remain displaced, and the once-bustling center of trade and commerce is still buried in rubble.
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
With the 'new' plan, Task force Bangon Marawi says contractors from Mindanao will be able to bid for 11 components of the rehabilitation plan for the city
National and local government officials join Marawi residents to commemorate the start of efforts to rehabilitate the war-torn city's most devastated area
Residents of Marawi's most affected area will be able to return to their homes before 2020, says Task Force Bangon Marawi
Task Force Bangon Marawi spokesperson Kristoffer Purisima says the government is looking for 'the most qualified and competent developer' for the Marawi rehabilitation project
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.
The government is poised to spend P17.2 billion to rehabilitate the former battle area in Marawi City. The groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled in June.
The Swiss Challenge may be scheduled next week, where other companies may 'challenge' the project design of a Chinese-led consortium. The P17.2-billion contract will be awarded by May 31, based on the government timeline.
Task Force Bangon Marawi chairman Eduardo del Rosario speaks to Rappler about rehabilitation plans for the former Marawi siege battle area
Based on the timetable of Task Force Bangon Marawi, clearing of debris is yet to happen on May 10, 2018
Here's a list of the companies that form the Bangon Marawi Consortium, whose rehabilitation proposal was chosen by the government and will be subjected to a Swiss challenge
Officials also report on the ongoing efforts to bring back livelihood and jobs in Marawi City
'The President wants every temporary shelter equipped with light and water for the families to live comfortably even if it is just a temporary shelter,' says NHA general manager Marcelino Escalada Jr
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, former task force head, now shares the vice chair position with Public Works Secretary Mark Villar
President Duterte's directive to accept only aid with no strings attached is a major consideration in choosing whether or not to accept an offer of assistance, says the Office of Civil Defense
The Department of Social Welfare and Development calls for close coordination among the evacuees, barangays, and social welfare offices
The Philippine government is working with other international bodies to help finance the costly rehabilitation of the warn-torn city
Food packs will be given to those who stayed in evacuation centers and those who fled to homes of relatives or friends
PBA Representative and Acting Sulu 1st District Representative Jericho Nograles also wants martial law to remain in place 'even after the last remnants of the Maute militants have been flushed out'
Marawi City Mayor Majul Gandamra asks the national government to help residents rebuild their 'completely devastated' homes
The Maranao wedding lifts the spirits of a community yearning to go back to their homes in Marawi
The military says construction can go full throttle as soon as the model houses are approved
UPDATED Housing chief Eduardo del Rosario says the primary objective is to decongest evacuation centers
The 23 member Task Force Bangon Marawi is headed by Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana