Typhoon Rai (local name: Odette) ravaged through the Philippines in late December 2021, affecting millions of people in island communities across Visayas and Mindanao.
On 15 December 2019 at 02:11 PM, a 6.9 magnitude earthquake jolted the municipality of Matanao, Davao del Sur just 30 kilometers away from Tulunan, North Cotabato which suffered three major earthquakes in late October.
This DTM report refers to the fourth round of site assessments conducted in North Cotabato and Davao del Sur from 25 to 27 November 2019. IOM deployed 3 enumerators included among 3 mobile CCCM support teams to roll out the DTM.
The Displacement Tracking Matrix in Lanao del Norte and Lanao del Sur was reactivated one year after the armed conflict erupted in Marawi City between the Philippine government and extremist groups. This armed struggle displaced 353,921 persons from Marawi City and neighboring
The data in this report focuses on the alternative dwelling spaces and other provisions geared towards improving the living condition of IDPs, the IDPs who have returned and the issues relevant to the return program, and population demographics.
The return process is seeing an influx of IDPs flowing back in to their barangays when the government opened up the first cluster of nine barangays last October 29.
The declaration of Marawi’s liberation from armed groups that took control of the city, has opened it back to residents. Beginning last 29 October 2017, residents from periphery barangays have begun to return, starting with nine barangays cleared by the military for unexploded ordnance.
On 23 May 2017, a group of rebel fighters called the “Maute Group” attacked the city of Marawi in Lanao del Sur, population: 211,000+. The assault has displaced hundreds of people.