Rappler's latest stories on marawi
Vice President Leni Robredo asks all Filipinos, regardless of religion, to 'embody the spirit' of Eid'l Fitr
The 5-month battle in 2017 left Marawi City's central district in ruins. Three years on, it is still a rubble and remains off-limits to residents.
'Children's right to education must be fulfilled even in times of emergencies,' says Save the Children Philippines CEO Alberto Muyot
What alarms residents is the threat of competition from the administration's current pet project called Balik-Probinsiya
'We have not and will never forget the heroism displayed by our soldiers during the 2017 Marawi Siege,' says 103rd Infantry Brigade commander Colonel Jose Maria Cuerpo II who led wreathlaying ceremony to honor the fallen soldiers
'War brought us to our knees. Do not let COVID-19 completely break us.'
'Marawi is not merely a tragedy to be remembered; it is an ongoing problem that needs to be solved,' says Vice President Leni Robredo on the 3rd anniversary of the Marawi siege
'Yes, we are resilient, but we cannot forever rely on resilience,' says Muti-Mapandi, who was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer one year after she began living as an evacuee
DILG Undersecretary Jonathan Malaya says regional task forces may instead extend the enhanced community quarantine in smaller areas such as towns and barangays
(UPDATED) 'We need to be bold and act on this health emergency in our locality especially if we still have active cases of COVID-19,' says Bangsamoro Parliament member Zia Alonto Adiong, spokesperson of the Lanao Del Sur IATF
Marawi residents find it hard to follow precautions against the coronavirus when relief goods are limited and water trucks are reducing trips. Local authorities say there are not enough resources to feed the people for an extended period.
The Marawi Chamber of Commerce and Industry collaborates with the provincial government in bringing the rolling stores to the communities
The man traveled to Malaysia to join a religious activity and was confined at the Amai Pakpak Medical Center (APMC) in Marawi City, say Lanao del Sur officials
(UPDATED) The local governments of Valencia, Iligan, and Marawi also place their respective cities under community quarantine to help stem the spread of the novel coronavirus
This is part of the Marawi Response Project, which has a long-term goal of making Lanao del Sur one of the agricultural hubs of Mindanao
'It’s your community that gave you identity. It should be a self-obligatory response to give back to them,' shares Jal Mustari, an indigenous youth from Marawi City
Students from Mindanao State University win the contest with their entry about witnessing the effect of the armed conflict in Marawi in 2017 and their wish for peace and solidarity in the city
Echoing the sentiments of Marawi residents, the provincial government urges President Duterte to review or modify the plan 'taking into account the social and cultural sensitivities of the community'
(UPDATED) The top priority projects include a 200-classroom schoolbuilding, the Grand Padian Market, and a 50-bed hospital
Yet residents of Marawi City and Lanao del Sur strongly oppose the establishment of another military camp in the war-ravaged city
Six months since the 2019 midterm elections, voters from Lanao del Sur and Marawi continue to demand for answers from the Commission on Elections over allegations of fraud
Increased military presence in the war-ravaged city may rile up residents' cultural and religious sensitivities, and take up land that has historic meaning to the Maranao people, the petitioners say
'We feel that we, the youth, are only being used for photo opportunities,' says a member of the Marawi Reconstruction Conflict Watch, citing a mismatch in government action and what residents need
(UPDATED) The Lanao del Sur Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office is conducting assessment in coordination with the city government
Moro Consensus Group leader Drieza Lininding cautions Marawi residents from getting too used to the 'abnormal' situation of martial law and suggests alternative security measures
‘We pray that this land, Islamic City of Marawi, will be handed back to us peacefully’
Marawi civic leader Drieza Lininding reacts to rehabilitation czar Eduardo del Rosario saying that allowing ground zero residents to return soon would be 'chaotic'
Martial law creates a 'peace and order situation' that has helped with the pace of rehabilitation, says Marawi rehabilitation task force chief Eduardo del Rosario
Residents of the city's Ground Zero have only been allowed to repair their houses. To live in them again, they may have to wait until mid-2021, says Housing Secretary Eduardo del Rosario.
On Friday, October 25, Rappler's Pia Ranada talks to Marawi rehabilitation czar Eduardo del Rosario on latest updates regarding construction in the city
Marawi City Mayor Majul Gandamra says many residents have given consent to demolish their homes
In solemn commemoration, former Marawi commander Carlito Galvez Jr runs his fingers over the names of soldiers killed in a siege
Two years after the liberation of Marawi, the National Housing Authority declares its clearing operations complete and gives departments and local government units the go-signal to award construction projects inside the battle area
'I would like to thank each and every Marawi citizen and everyone who believes in Marawi...for being strong and resilient, for their courage and determination that someday, life will get better,' says Marawi Mayor Majul Gandamra
Basilan Representative Mujiv Hataman says if passed into law, the House bill would grant P1,500 worth of compensation per square meter of a place of residence destroyed during the Marawi siege
'Yakapin natin sila at patuloy na ipanalangin sa kanilang pagharap sa mga hamon ng buhay,' says Vice President Leni Robredo on residents displaced by the Marawi siege
ISIS terrorists looking to carve out a territory in Southeast Asia present a challenge to the region's security forces, especially in the Philippines
President Duterte's framing of the Marawi siege as rooted in illegal drugs distracts from the real causes of terrorism, which are extremist ideology and social injustice
'The non-submission of the necessary documentation cast doubt on the propriety and validity of the transactions,' says the Commission on Audit
Some 50,000 people remain displaced two years since the battle between government troops and terrorists of the Maute group
Security threats like terrorism and Chinese incursions in the West Philippine Sea won't figure much in Duterte's yearly address but most Filipinos won't mind it, analysts say
The Armed Forces denies irregularities in its handling of aid money, after state auditors flagged the disparity in amounts given to wounded soldiers
The Commission on Audit says there were 'no clear guidelines' that served as basis for the distribution of cash assistance to wounded soldiers
(UPDATED) Vice President Leni Robredo says her Angat Buhay program also seeks to build 100 housing units for residents displaced by the Marawi siege, within the year
International Committee of the Red Cross President Peter Maurer stresses the organization’s commitment to support the Philippine Red Cross’ capacity to respond to emergencies and armed conflict situations
Among the roads to be reconstructed and improved are those damaged in war-torn Marawi City, where delays have plagued the rehabilitation
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Vice President Leni Robredo says that while Hajj is a pillar of Islam, the government must be strict about using funds only for what they were authorized for
President Rodrigo Duterte claims the P5 million used for Hajj was well-spent because Marawi City evacuees would prefer making the pilgrimage over receiving government housing
Maranaos living in a tent city in Marawi are still unsure of what lies in the future for them