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How can we bounce back with this?

It's our 11th day at my relative's home in Iligan City. Eleven long days of being an IDP (Internally Displaced Person). And the 14th of Marawi Crisis.
The Marawi Siege was orchestrated by Maute Terror Group in the afternoon of May 23, just four days before the start of the holy month of Ramadhan. The group is said to have pledged allegiance to ISIS.
I was in the classroom that time, helping a high school student finish his research. Then suddenly, the people in the department, professors and students alike, were in utter chaos because apparently there are firefights in Basak Malutlut, just about one or two kilometers from Mindanao State University. There was fear that the armed confrontation may escalate to MSU. We did not know what to do. I did not know what to do. Should we stay in the department? Should we advise our students to go home? Should I tell the high school student under my supervision to fix his table and leave, technically run for his life? We are not prepared …

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