Marawi: condition of displaced people worsened by storm

The plight of displaced people in Marawi has been made even worse now by the floods from Tropical Storm Tembin.

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    The conflict to retake the city of Marawi from separatist, ISIL-linked fighters in October has left thousands displaced.

    Their plight has been made even worse now by the floods from Tropical Storm Tembin.

    The government of the Philippines is setting up more than 600 temporary shelters for some of them, and President Rodrigo Duterte has promised to find a lasting solution to the conflict.

    Al Jazeera’s Rob McBride reports from Marawi, Southern Philippines.


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