August 2021 - Issue No. 83; Mindanao Displacement Dashboard

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DISPLACEMENT OVERVIEW

As of the 31st of August, an estimated total number of 24,281 families (118,687 individuals) are currently displaced in Mindanao. Those displaced can be classified into three main groups, depending on the length of displacement:

Group A: 1,006 families (5,055 individuals) remain displaced out of 1,404 families displaced within the month;

Group B: 1,371 families (6,350 individuals) remain displaced, and have been protractedly displaced for more than 30 days but less than 180 days; and

Group C: 21,904 families (107,282 individuals) remain displaced and have been protractedly displaced for more than 180 days. Those classified under Group C are concentrated in six main areas:

  • Zamboanga City: 720 families (3,600 individuals) still displaced due to Zamboanga siege in September 2013.
  • Lanao del Sur 17,286 families (86,430 individuals) still displaced due to Marawi siege in May 2017.
  • BARMM Provinces: 434 families (1,933 individuals) still displaced due to armed conflict and crime & violence since September 2017.
  • Bukidnon: 210 families (893 individuals) still displaced due to armed conflict between Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and New People’s Army (NPA) since June 2018.
  • Northern Mindanao: 24 families (120 individuals) still displaced due to STS Vinta (Temblin) in December 2017, 14 families (62 individuals) still displaced due to Typhoon Falcon in July 2019.
  • Davao del Sur: 1,436 families (5,344 individuals) and Cotabato province: 1,780 families (8,900 individuals) due to earthquakes in 2019.

In August 2021, an estimated total number of 1,404 families (7,049 individuals) were displaced in Mindanao due to crime & violence (4,335 individuals), armed conflict (2,429 individuals) and natural disaster (285 individuals).