1 month Bill seeks to compensate Marawi siege victims  MB
By Ellson Quismorio Mindanao congressmen are seeking the passage of legislation that would compensate victims of the five-month Marawi siege, citing the current deplorable state of the evacuees who are still waiting on the government’s promise of rehabilitation. House of the Representatives (ALVIN KASIBAN/ MANILA BULLETIN/ FILE PHOTO) Basilan lone district Rep. Mujiv Hataman and Anak Mindanao Party-List Rep. Amihilda Sangcopan jointly filed House Bill (HB) no.3543, also known as the proposed “Marawi Siege Victims Compensation Act of 2019.” The bill seeks to quantify, and eventually legislate payment for lost, damaged or destroyed properties of the victims of the 2017 Marawi crisis. ... more