Philippines: Marawi suffers humanitarian crisis during siege

Government health agencies warn that the violence in the city of Marawi is causing a humanitarian crisis.

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    Government health agencies warn that the violence in the city of Marawi is causing a humanitarian crisis.

    Hundreds of thousands of civilians have been displaced by fighting between the government and ISIL-linked fighters. Among the hardships many endure is the spread of contagious illnesses in evacuation centres.

    Al Jazeera's Jamela Alindogan reports from the southern Philippines.


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