Zamboanga City Siege - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Zamboanga City Siege


Pay it forward: confessions of a humanitarian worker

Aug 19, 2015 - 6:00 AM

Had I not been called to be part of this vocation I guess I would still be wondering how it is like to be one

SHARE HUMANITY. The author in one her field work for the Zamboanga City response. Photo provided by the author.

Malacañang: No undue delay in Zamboanga rehab

Sep 09, 2014 - 3:05 PM

A year after rebels laid siege to the city Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr says the delay in moving victims to permanent housing is due to the sheer number of families in need of help

SLOW RECOVERY. Residents who received construction materials start to rebuild their homes a year after the Zamboanga siege. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

5 months after, Zambo crisis haunts OPAPP

Feb 12, 2014 - 8:15 PM

The Senate holds a hearing to look into the true cause of the MNLF siege of Zamboanga City

SENATE HEARING: Five months since the Zamboanga Crisis, the Senate wants to look into the 'true cause' of the MNLF attack. Photo by Carmela Fonbuena

Aquino to endorse P14B PDAF as disaster fund

Nov 23, 2013 - 10:43 AM

The supplemental budget says Senate President Drilon has to pass before the national budget expires in 5 weeks or it will revert to the national treasury

DECIMATED. Residents walk through debris and toppled power lines in Tacloban City, Leyte on November 10, 2013, three days after devastating Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) hit the city on November 8. AFP/Ted Aljibe

Zamboanga siege evacuees rise to 126,000

Sep 18, 2013 - 2:31 AM

More than 100 000 people have been displaced by the intensified fighting between government troops and members of the Nur Misuari faction of the Moro National Liberation Front MNLF in Mampang Village Zamboanga City