By Wilnard Bacelonia

MARAWI CITY, March 7 (PIA-ICCC) – The profiling or social cartography for structures and land properties inside the city’s most affected area (MAA), which comprises 24 barangays, is continuing and now on Sector 9.

Under the TFBM Subcommittee on Land Resource Management (LRM), Solid Waste Management Project Information Officer Sittie Almairah Lomondot of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources Environmental Management Bureau (DENR-EMB) – 10 said they are currently conducting mapping for the displaced residents and their properties in Barangay Lumbaca Marinaut, which belongs to Sector 9 of MAA.

MAA, which is divided into nine sectors, is also currently under debris management being handled by the TFBM Inter-agency committee on debris clearing headed by the National Housing Authority (NHA).

Lomondot explained that as soon as they shall have finished all sectors, they will get back to the displaced residents of Norhaya Village on March 18, Monday, which was rescheduled earlier.

“Although we can finish all sectors of MAA next week, we still have to accommodate the displaced residents from other sectors who were not able to profile their properties. We will consume this month to ensure that all IDPs from MAA will be catered to,” Lomondot assured.

“TFBM-LRM Subcommittee will conduct another mapping for Barangay Marinaut West next Monday, March 11; Barangay Datu Naga on Tuesday, March 12; Barangay Dansalan on Wednesday, March 13; and Barangay Datu Sa Dansalan on Thursday, March 14,” she added.

TFBM’s social cartography is being held at the tennis court of Lanao del Sur Provincial Capitol in Marawi City from Sunday to Thursday every week. Fridays are intended for consolidation.

LRM’s social cartography, which started at MAA’S Sector 1 on Sept. 15, 2018, has been led by DENR Assistant Secretary Michelle Go with the assistance of DENR technical crews from other regional offices in Mindanao, Marawi LGU, and Armed Forces of the Philippines. (WLBacelonia/PIA-ICCC)