Iligan


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Iligan

(ēlē`gän), city (1990 pop. 226,568), capital of Lanao del Norte prov., W central Mindanao, the Philippines, a port on Iligan Bay. It is the center of a rapidly growing heavy-industry complex, powered by hydroelectricity from the Maria Cristina Falls plant on the Agus River. The nation's first steel mill was established there in 1964. The city also has steel, chemical, and fertilizer plants.

Iligan

a city in the Philippines, a port on the N coast of Mindanao. Pop.: 306 000 (2005 est.)
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Sarah said that apart from providing food and water, the permaculture designed garden in Iligan city is also serving as a healing space for IDPs.
The operation stemmed from a complaint sent to the Citizen's Complaint Hotline, 8888, Office of the President from motorists traversing Macapagal highway in Iligan City that elements of the RHPU 10, ICHPT on board RHPU 10 mobile car with body number 1003, were allegedly extorting money from motorists in the guise of having committed traffic violations.
Ga said arrested were Senior Inspector Rolando Rigat, Senior Police Officer 2 Crisanto Bernardo, Mac Harvey Abad and Sidney Canete, all members of the Iligan City Highway Patrol Team under the Northern Mindanao Highway Patrol Unit.
The other task forces under Westmincom are: Tawi-Tawi Sulu Basilan Zamboanga ZamPeLan (Zamboanga Peninsula and Lanao) Central Mindanao Cotabato City Joint Task Force Ranao (Marawi) "For the information of everybody, Iligan is threatened.
Plans for establishing Little Padian sa Iligan is still going on, as this would provide the IDPs a space for their business.
It offers high school education - it started as Iligan City High School in 1946 before it became part of the MSU system in 1968.
We don't want what's happening in Marawi to spill over in Iligan," Colonel Alex Aduca, chief of the Fourth Mechanized Infantry Battalion said.
He said Belmonte's group had just left Laguindingan's airport in two vehicles heading to Iligan when gunmen in a van blocked their path and started shooting.
The devastating aftermath and urgent need for relief was brought to the attention of Sonorous Entertainment International Division Directors from a staff member whose family and relatives in the city of Iligan had been directly affected by the disaster.
Most of the fatalities were from a slum area on an island sandwiched by two rivers in Iligan.
Lawrence Cruz, mayor of Dipolog City, west of Iligan, said: "It's the worst flood in the history of our city.
The number of missing was unclear, with 250 people still unaccounted for in Iligan.