Bayog MTF-ELCAC distributes monetary assistance, rice and food packs to Friends Rescued

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Six Friends Rescued (FRs) of the Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (53IB) in Bayog, Zamboanga del Sur┬áreceived financial assistance, individual rice sacks (25kg), and food packs from the Bayog local government on November 22, 2021. The cash support totaled P120,000 and was presented to the six FRs by Bayog mayor and Municipal Task Force… Continue reading Bayog MTF-ELCAC distributes monetary assistance, rice and food packs to Friends Rescued

Lapuyan, Dimataling municipalities declared as ‘insurgency free’

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At the 53rd Infantry Battalion (53IB) Headquarters in Guipos, Zamboanga del Sur, the Municipal Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (MTF-ELCAC) of Lapuyan and Dimataling, both municipalities of Zamboanga del Sur, solidified the defeat of the CPP-NPA in their respective towns by passing resolutions declaring them “insurgency free” on Thursday, November 11, 2021.… Continue reading Lapuyan, Dimataling municipalities declared as ‘insurgency free’

Army, TESDA introduces poverty-alleviation training in ELCAC barangay in Lakewood; organizes community outreach

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The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority – Region IX (TESDA-IX) with Assistant Regional Director and Provincial Director Engr. Alan Bacatan together with the Municipal Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (MTF-ELCAC) of Lakewood, Zamboanga del Sur, other government agencies, and the Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (53IB) conducted a Training Induction… Continue reading Army, TESDA introduces poverty-alleviation training in ELCAC barangay in Lakewood; organizes community outreach

Army, TESDA distributes starter kits in ELCAC barangay

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The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and the Midsalip Municipal Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (MTF-ELCAC) distributed Starter Toolkits to students to produce organic fertilizer, produce organic concoctions and extracts, and raise organic small ruminants as part of its Special Training for Employment Program in Barangay Noburan in Labangan, Zamboanga… Continue reading Army, TESDA distributes starter kits in ELCAC barangay

Philippine Army averts NPA atrocity in Dumingag, Zamboanga del Sur

The Philippine Army successfully destroyed a Communist Party of the Philippines – New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) hideout and successfully prevented terrorists from carrying out their atrocities in the geographically isolated and disadvantaged sitio of Putok Marine in the hinterland barangay of Saad, Dumingag, Zamboanga del Sur on the evening of Saturday, August 21. Preventing possible… Continue reading Philippine Army averts NPA atrocity in Dumingag, Zamboanga del Sur