This is one of the many stories of evacuees from Marawi. But Jamie Lambas, together with other Maranao youth leaders and facilitators, chose to provide psychosocial support to their fellow evacuees.
115,880 families or 527,704 persons displaced by the armed conflict in Marawi | 89 Evacuation Centers (ECs) are currently open with 5,055 families or 27,335 persons | 98,846 home-based internally displaced families or 442,981 persons tracked in 378 barangays in 8 Regions.
Balay Mindanaw continues to deliver relief goods to home-based IDPs whose numbers have had a steady rise 54 days have passed since the Marawi siege.
REBUILDING MARAWI: A microcosm of our desired transformation of the country
In total, the Balay Mindanaw Marawi ER Operations has already provided assistance to 1,489 home-based IDPs in seven barangays in the Municipality of Saguiran.
As violence continues to escalate in Marawi, the number of those killed, wounded and displaced continues to rise.
In partnership with the Ranao Rescue Team and the Barangay Local Government Unit, 475 of these food packs containing 5kls of rice, 1.2kl of dressed chicken and 1 dozen eggs were distributed to home-based IDPs in Brgy. Santiago, Iligan City last June 20.