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Mayor, security sector meets with Maranao leaders

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Mayor Beng Climaco and the security sector met with leaders of the Maranao community in Zamboanga to discuss issues pertaining to the ongoing Marawi crisis, the condition of Maranao families who evacuated to the city and to ensure necessary support to the evacuees.

Some 30 families, who fled Marawi city, have evacuated to Zamboanga and are staying with their relatives in Talon-talon, Tumaga and Sta. Maria. The City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO) did profiling of the families as well as provided the necessary assistance.

Mayor Climaco said the meeting, held in City Hall Wednesday noon and facilitated by Mituon Ibra, DICT Project director for public wifi in West Mindanao and ARMM, will pave the way for closer coordination with the evacuees to ensure that no internally displaced person (IDP) from Marawi will be left behind. She vowed to endorse the IDP list to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) so they can be entitled to the benefits provided by the national government.

The police and the military, she said will help facilitate the city’s efforts in Marawi IDP listing and profiling.

The mayor informed the group that the City Government has promptly responded by sending relief goods to Marawi as soon as reports about the siege broke out.

Ibra thanked Mayor Climaco as well as the police and military for the support and concern for the Maranao IDPS and assured proper coordination with authorities to make sure that no undesirable elements from Marawi will penetrate Zamboanga City. “We will properly coordinate with our local government and work towards the protection of our city by informing authorities about the possible presence of lawless elements.”

Meanwhile, Mayor Climaco appealed for the generosity of Zamboanguenos by donating goods for the victims of the Marawi siege. “Our hearts go out for our brothers and sisters in Marawi and it’s about tiem that we also share our love to our Maranao brothers and sisters,” the mayor added.

All donations may be dropped at the Maranao Masjid Islamic Center in Sta. Maria through Imam Abdulnasser, who has launched a love drive for the Marawi siege victims. (Sheila Covarrubias/PR)




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