Practice Relating to Rule 150. Reparation
The Joint Circular on Adherence to IHL and Human Rights (1991) of the Philippines states:
If, in the course of legitimate security/police operations, private properties are damaged, measures shall be undertaken whenever practicable, utilizing available unit’s manpower and equipment, to repair the damage caused as a matter of AFP/PNP [Armed Forces of the Philippines/Philippine National Police] Civic Action Policy.
The Philippine Army Soldier’s Handbook on Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law (2006) provides:
During combat operation:
12. Avoid destroying crops, properties and possessions
. During military operations, avoid damaging plants and properties along the way. Avoid using incendiary that […] would set fire combustible materials such as “sawali,” “nipa” and other indigenous materials usually used for huts in the village. If unavoidable, pay for the damaged properties as soon as the combat operations are over or else repair or replace the damages.
The Joint Circular on Adherence to IHL and Human Rights (1991) of the Philippines states that in the case of damage to private property in the course of legitimate security or police operations, “measures shall be undertaken whenever practicable … to repair the damage caused”.