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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"I am in constant touch with President Habib Macaayong of Mindanao State University in Marawi City and Chancellor Sukarno Tanggol of MSU-Iligan Institute of Technology (IIT) (in nearby Iligan City).
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.
She was accompanied by Iligan City Mayor Lawrence Cruz and Rep.
Hannah, a former Egglescliffe Sixth Form College student, was two months into a three-month exchange programme co-ordinated by Voluntary Services Overseas (VSO), called Global Xchange - carrying out charity work in Iligan.
So far, the Department of Health (DOH) recorded 70 deaths in the region, including 17 in Lanao del Norte, 15 in Misamis Oriental and 14 in Iligan City.
He discounted any possible foul play such as kidnapping in his wife's case, even as he believed that she was still within Iligan City.
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has allotted P394.76 million to develop a 60.4-kilometer (km) diversion road in Northern Mindanao to cut travel time between Iligan City and Talakag, Bukidnon, by more than half.