MANILA, Philippines — Some 2,800 families in war-torn Marawi City remain in temporary shelters, senators learned during Thursday’s deliberations on the budget of the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD).
During the Senate debates on the proposed 2021 budget of the DHSUD, whose secretary is also head of Task Force Bangon Marawi, Senator Francis Pangilinan asked how many families are still staying in temporary homes.
“As of today, ang naka-shelter po dun sa mga temporary shelters ay mga 2,800 pa,” said Senator Risa Hontiveros, who was defending the budget of the DHSUD.
(As of today, those still sheltered in temporary shelters are around 2,8…
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