metro manila

21% of Metro Manila residents are squatters

If the report of the Metro Manila Inter-Agency Committee on Informal Settlers (MMIAC) is to be believed, one out of every five residents in Metro Manila is a squatter.
The Inquirer quoted a report of the MMIAC saying that there are more than 544,609 households of informal settlers in Metro Manila, representing 21% of the total 2.6 million households population.

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How to deal with abusive MMDA officers

If you chanced upon some corrupt or abusive officers of the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA), don’t feel helpless. There is something you can do.
Here are some tips from a forwarded email entitled “What to do about abusive MMDA officers.” The email started circulating in December last year but the things mentioned here are useful even at this time.

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