Philippines

Philippines 2018-08-14T15:34:33+00:00

The information below is based on the Report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict (A/72/865–S/2018/465) issued on 16 May 2018.

Tuguegarao City, Province of Cagayan, Philippines. Photo: UNICEF

The reporting period was marked by the five-month Marawi siege and related military operations, resulting in the enactment of martial law in Mindanao. In addition, the United Nations continued to document low-intensity armed engagements, predominantly in Mindanao. Conflict-related incidents between the New People’s Army (NPA) and Government forces supported by pro-government armed groups intensified, following the termination of the ceasefire agreement and the subsequent collapse of peace talks.

2017 Verified Figures

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Killing and Maiming
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Children Recruited and Used
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Attacks on Schools and Hospitals