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In An Account of the CSO's Meeting: July 4, 2017

Manifesto of CSOs Partners for Marawi Crisis Response We- the civil society organizations working for 400,432 internally displaced persons of Marawi City and Lanao del Sur -- are in partnership and in complementation of roles and commitments in upholding the rights of internally displaced peoples albeit the cloak of martial law declared by President Rodrigo Duterte. We are saddened that in this 44rth day of Marawi Crisis, there are now 84,856 families or 400,432 persons displaced by the armed conflict of which 3,982 families or 18,335 persons are languishing in 78 Evacuation Centers (ECs) while 70,895 home-based internally displaced families or 335,064 persons are tracked in 409 barangays in seven (7) Regions. These number of evacuees are from 96 Barangays of Marawi. We deeply empathize with the evacuees crammed in evacuation centers where 8 children already died of diarrhea per reports and 25 women, accordingly, have suffered post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). That due to the loc…