Kathanor sked for Marawi Ground Zero renters: August 7 to 30

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 04 August) – Marawi residents who rented houses and business stalls within the city’s 24-barangay Ground Zero or the Most Affected Area (MAA) before the 2017 Marawi Siege can now register for Kathanor profiling of internally displaced persons (IDPs).

The renters’ schedule to register at the tennis court of the Provincial Capitol is from August 7 to 30, with specific dates for the villages, the Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) announced.

Task Force Bangon Marawi’s notice for Kathanor for Ground Zero renters in Marawi City. Courtesy of TFBM

Earlier, the Kathanor profiled owners and sharers (those who shared houses with relatives) who were displaced from Ground Zero in 2017.

Assistant Secretary Felix Castro, TFBM Field Office Manager, told MindaNews on Sunday that in the October 7, 2018 to June 28, 2019 Kathanor for owners and sharers of houses and buildings in Marawi City, a total of 46,179 internally displaced persons were documented, 17,791 of them from Ground Zero.

TFBM’s notice states that those who will be profiled in August are residence renters and business renters.

Residence renters are those who were permanent residents of Marawi before the siege but did not own any piece of land in the MAA and could present documents while business renters are those who rented a space or a building for business before the siege and are on the master list of renters and can present documents.

TFBM will accept registration of renters from Bubonga Lilod Madaya, Kapantaran
Lumbaca Madaya (Poblacion), Sangcay Dansalan on August 7; Datu Naga, Lumbac Marinaut, Marinaut East on August 8; Norhaya Village, Raya Madaya II, Sabala Manao Proper on August 9; Lilod Madaya (Poblacion) and Raya Madaya I on August 13; Tolali and Tuca Marinaut on August 14; Dagubduban on August 15; South Madaya Proper on August 16; Banggolo Poblacion on August 19; Dansalan on August 20 to 21; and Datu sa Dansalan on August 22, 23, 26 to 30.

The notice states that the head of household must present the following documents:
“2 government-issued valid IDs indicating the address in MAA; Birth certificate, Passport, Driver’s license, SSS UMID card, GSIS eCard, Postal ID, PRC ID, IBP ID, OWWA ID, OFW ID, Seaman’s book, TIN card, Senior citizen ID, Voter’s ID, Philhealth card, NBI Clearance.”

Castro told MindaNews any of two government-issued IDs can be presented. For example, a driver’s license and an SSS UMID card or a passport and senior citizen’s ID.

For business renters, the requirements are a copy of the Business Permit issued before the siege and DTI (Department of Trade and Industry) registration issued before the siege.

Both residence and business renters are to present certification/affidavit from the landlord indicating the rental fee, duration and rental arrangement. A copy of the certificate for filling up of the landlord is available at the barangay captain’s office.

Building owners must fill up forms to prove the IDP is renting the structure, along with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ house tag, and should be presented to the City Assessor’s Office for notation.

The registrant is also required to submit a notation from the City Assessor’s Office on the rental agreement of the destroyed structure before the Marawi Siege; proof of legal contracts with the landlord, rent, purchase of stall in the MAA.

For IDPs aged 14 and above, the requirements are an NSO authenticated birth certificate indicating birth in Marawi; and official ID of school or official ID of employment if working before the siege.

For queries, TFBM can be reached through its hotlines: (0921) 468-3930 or (0966) 355-9652 or visit www.bangonmarawi.org. (MindaNews)