Marawi fighting: Australia sends $1m aid to help displaced

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The Australian government is providing $920,000 worth of food and supplies to help those displaced by the conflict in Marawi City in the southern Philippines.

Australia is providing nearly $1 million in food and supplies to help more than 320,000 people displaced by conflict in Marawi City in the southern Philippines.

The money will go towards providing tarpaulins, sleeping mats, mosquito nets and sanitation kits, as well as rice and water.

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop on Tuesday said the assistance comes on top of a support package she announced during a visit in March.

Source AAP

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