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Number of army troops deployed in ARMM, Cotabato City and Isabela City

Requested from AFP by Angelo Casalan at 09:28 AM on May 03, 2019.
Purpose: Research
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2011 - 12/31/2018
Tracking no: #AFP-068004552453

Angelo 09:28 AM, May 03, 2019

I wish to request from your good office, if available, data for each year 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017,  and 2018 on:
Number of army troops deployed in:
Cotabato City
Isabela City

Is it possible to receive the data after two weeks? We plan to release a research report in June.

I serve as a statistician for the non-profit International Alert Philippines. We are a peacebuilding organization focused on addressing conflict through research and analyses.

Thank you

Manuel Angelo Casalan
May 6, 2019

Dear Angelo Casalan,


Thank you for your request dated May 03, 2019 09:28:16 AM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

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You asked for Number of army troops deployed in ARMM, Cotabato City and Isabela City.

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