IDP Protection Assessment Report, AFP vs Pro-ISIS militants in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur, Issue No. 3
Eight weeks into the conflict, the number of displaced persons continues to increase. As of this report, government sources show that the number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) has reached a total of 91,538 families (414,950 individuals) according to government estimates. Of this number, 4,385 families (24,024 individuals) are in 85 evacuation centers and 87,153 families (390,926 individuals), or 96 percent of total displaced population, are with host families in 7 regions. This data includes secondary displacement that has reportedly occurred in nearby municipalities.