“I thought that our struggle would end when we accepted the offer to relocate. But now I realized that it is not yet over.”
Relocated urban poor in Montalban fear typhoon Juaning
By bulatlat.com RODRIGUEZ, Rizal–As Tropical storm “Juaning” (international name: Nock-ten) made landfall in Casiguran, Aurora, some 3,000 families in government relocation sites at Kasiglahan Village Phase 1K and at neighboring areas fear for a repeat of the roof-high flood that savaged the Montalban relocation sites in 2009 when Typhoon Ondoy ravaged the country. Montalban relocation…
More Than 6,000 Urban Poor Families Defy Order to Resettle in ‘Mental-ban’
By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO
The relocation site is right in the middle of the Marikina fault line. There are no livelihood opportunities available and the houses are made of light materials.
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