Mujiv Hataman of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM
) also provided tricycles and small tractors with trailers.
"They can eat, they can roam around, they are not physically deprived, but they cannot leave the area yet [of the Abu Sayyaf commander] as they have to finish their story," said regional police director Mario Avenido of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM
Kadil Sinolinding, regional secretary of the Department of Health in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM
), said health providers had treated 15,138 people who got sick while in the evacuation centers.
The Bangsamoro autonomous region can have a bigger territory than the present Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM
), depending on the results of the plebiscite.
POLLOC PORT -- The ongoing military offensive in Maguindanao and the recent violence in Sulu and other areas of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM
) have not scared investors away, government officials and company executives said in a meeting here Friday.
Lawyer Ishak Mastura, chair of the ARMMs
Regional Board of Investments (RBOI), said the signing of the new lease agreement with Iron Blaze was proof investors have not "backed out" of their established ventures in the region, amid the violence that has been affecting some of the ARMM
She said the ARMM
government was also running out of medicines for the displaced residents, which are necessary to prevent outbreak of diseases in the evacuation centers.
Humanitarian Emergency Action and Response Team (HEART) said the fighting between Army soldiers and the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters has already affected 11 municipalities in the province displacing about 12,920 families.