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Marawi Integrated School Unveils 3 New Unites of 4-Storey, 20-Classroom Building in an Inauguration

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Marawi City marked a significant step towards recovery on May 17, 2023, with the inauguration of three units of a four-storey, twenty-classroom school building in Barangay Moncado, Kadingilan, Lanao del Sur—the Most Affected Area (MAA). These school buildings are part of the PHP 492-million project implemented by DPWH Region X, featuring 10 buildings with 20 classrooms each, accommodating up to 45 students per classroom, allowing Marawi Integrated School to accommodate 9,000 students.

As of May 17, 2023, four buildings are completed, wherein the first building was inaugurated on March 3, 2022, four are in the substantial completion stage, and two are still in progress. The construction of Marawi Integrated School’s buildings, funded by the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Fund (NDRRMF), is a key part of the Bangon Marawi Comprehensive Rehabilitation and Recovery Program (BMCRRP).

Engr. Mikunug R. Macabantog, the DPWH Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) Focal Person, emphasized the significance of Marawi Integrated School in the City’s rehabilitation and assured the attendees of its adherence to International Quality Standards despite minor construction delays. Moreover, DPWH X Construction Division Chief, Virgie G. Nayve, representing DPWH X Regional Director Zenaida T. Tan, reaffirmed the government’s commitment to providing conducive venues for education and community development.

Dr. Anna Zenaida U. Alonto, Marawi City’s School Division Superintendent, expressed gratitude to DPWH for the establishment of Marawi Integrated School, the City’s first integrated school, and reassured the partner agencies of their commitment to delivering quality education.

Notable attendees such as Engr. Cassan A. Carim; Atty. Christian E. Rivero, Director IV, Department of Education – Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Service; Hon. Majul U. Gandamra, Marawi City Mayor; Melissa A. Aradanas, Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development Assistant Secretary, TFBM; and Atty. Revsee Escobedo, Undersecretary for Operations, Department of Education also honored the event.

The inauguration of the new school buildings at Marawi Integrated School signifies the collective efforts of the government agencies, local officials, and the community in rebuilding Marawi City, providing a conducive learning environment for a brighter future.

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