Lanao


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Lanao

 

a lake on Mindanao Island, in the Philippines. Length, 28 km; maximum width, 14 km. The lake is situated at an altitude of 700 m, in a depression between volcanic massifs that is dammed up by a solidified lava flow. The banks of the lake are low lying and flat, and rice is cultivated in the marshy sections along the shore of the lake. The flow from Lake Lanao is to the north via the Agus River, which empties into Iligan Bay. The city of Marawi (Dansalan) is located at the source of the Agus River, which in its middle reaches has a hydroelectric power plant at the Maria Christina Falls.

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It is the second biggest in land freshwater body that provides a valuable life support system to the communities that depend on the bounty of the Lake Lanao River Basin.
Antipala said the troops from the Army's 5th Mechanized Battalion were on security patrol when they encountered some 20 members of the Norjamal Tomarompong group, who are reportedly engaged in kidnapping, extortion, and other criminal activities in Lanao del Norte.
Minalang reported during the emergency meeting that there have been 663 dengue cases in Lanao del Sur from January to early August this year.
Sharief said at least 224 calves will be butchered on Sunday morning in Balo-i, Lanao del Norte, to be distributed to Maranao families still living in tent cities and shelters.
The presentations of the company, the statement added provided possible 'partnership schemes for agricultural products that are highly suitable in Lanao area' with other products include cassava, poultry, rice, banana and native scallion.
Go said he was grateful to the people of Lanao del Sur for the overwhelming support he got in the May 13 mid-term elections which placed him at No.
A statement issued by Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo on Wednesday said, three blasts in Lanao del Norte on the eve of the second plebiscite for the ratification of the (Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) will not frighten voters from exercising their right to opt for inclusion into the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM).
Introduced to the president were 27 surrenderers, including 34-year-old Adliah Miimbantas Maute, wife of Mohamed Kahyam "Otto" Maute, the oldest of the Maute brothers, and 69-year old Ibrahim Mitoon Macadato, former mayor of Butig, Lanao del Sur.
Lanao del Norte officials reported the highest death toll at 64 with 139 missing followed by Zamboanga del Norte province, with 29 storm deaths and 19 others reported missing.
He added that another $12.3m (SAR 46m) from the agriculture department will be spent to rehabilitate the provincial road of Lanao del Sur.
Of the 58, 20 were from Marawi City, 32 from various Lanao del Sur towns, and six from nearby towns of Lanao del Norte.