While Peacebuilders staff seek to assist displaced families, [Daniel Pantoja] and Joji Pantoja, MC Canada Witness workers and Peacebuilders founders, are in the field attempting to re-establish relationships and ceasefire mechanisms eroded by the controversy surrounding the agreement.Following a meeting with North Cotabato Vke-Governor Emmanuel Pinol, Daniel reported that Pinol is "encouraging [his] people to arm themselves for selfdefence." Pantoja believes that the arming of citizens is a dangerous move. "This is Rwanda in the making," he said.General Amzah, head of the monitoring committee, agrees. "Distributing firearms to civilians is very dangerous," he said. "They wouldn't know when to stop using it."