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DSWD Receives Rice Donation from Vietnam for Distribution to Marawi IDPs

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), through its Field Office 10, received a total of 200 metric tons or 200,000 kilos of rice from the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam intended for distribution to the internally displaced persons (IDPs) of Marawi City who will be returning home. His Excellency Ly Quoc […].....»»

Category: newsSource: metrocebu metrocebuApr 16th, 2018

Vietnam donates 200 metric tons of rice to Marawi IDPs

MANILA, Philippines – Vietnam has donated 200 metric tons of rice to internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Marawi through the Department of Social Welfare and Development. Vietnamese Ambassador Ly Quoc Tuan handed over the donation to DSWD Undersecretary Luzviminda Iligan in Dalipuga, Iligan City on April 5. In a statement sent to reporters ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 11th, 2018

DSWD intensifies early recovery efforts for Marawi IDPs

MANILA, Nov. 29 -- In continuation of the early recovery efforts of the government to assist internally displaced persons (IDPs) affected by the armed conflict in Marawi City, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)  released its latest update on the services and interventions to returning IDPs in the war-torn city. Read More........»»

Category: newsSource:  filipinoexpressRelated NewsDec 1st, 2017

1,500 Marawi Internally Displaced Families, Shine Bright!

SHINE BRIGHT! This captures the vibrant atmosphere during RAFI’s Marawi Crisis Response- October 24-November 4, distribution of 1,500 WakaWaka Power+ to internally displaced persons (IDPs) and families in various evacuation centers hosted by local government... The post 1,500 Marawi Internally Displaced Families, Shine Bright! appeared first on MetroCebu News......»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsNov 14th, 2017

Marawi braces for emerging food distribution crisis

ILIGAN CITY: The once heavily populated evacuation centers that Iligan has prepared for the residents who fled Marawi City at the start of the siege in May have now been reduced to a small community of remaining internally displaced persons (IDPs). Out of the five major evacuation centers in Iligan, the city is now maintaining… link: Marawi braces for emerging food distribution crisis.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 11th, 2017

Marawi to Use Cebu Donation for IDPs

Marawi to Use Cebu Donation for IDPs.....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2017

DSWD releases guidelines for P5,000 additional assistance for IDPs from Marawi; cash to be given in two tranches - ReliefWeb

DSWD releases guidelines for P5,000 additional assistance for IDPs from Marawi; cash to be given in two tranches - ReliefWeb.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJun 14th, 2017

DSWD starts relief distribution to Marawi families

MANILA, Philippines -  As thousands of families have been displaced by the siege of Marawi City by terrorist groups Maute and Abu Sayyaf, the Department of S.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 25th, 2017

Land claims hamper NHA-SMC housing project in Marawi 

FINDING LAND for a housing project for displaced residents in war-torn Marawi City is a problem. National Housing Authority (NHA) General Manager Marcelino P. Escalada, in an interview here in Davao, said they are facing several land claims on various sites they are considering for the project that will be funded by a P1-billion donation […] The post Land claims hamper NHA-SMC housing project in Marawi  appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 11th, 2018

Army hit for barring reporter from covering rally of Marawi IDPs

Army hit for barring reporter from covering rally of Marawi IDPs Source link link: Army hit for barring reporter from covering rally of Marawi IDPs.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsApr 1st, 2018

Army hit for barring reporter from covering rally of Marawi IDPs

Army hit for barring reporter from covering rally of Marawi IDPs.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 1st, 2018

Marawi IDPs to Duterte: “Grant us our right to rebuild this city”

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 31 March) — Displaced residents of Marawi City are appealing to President Rodrigo Duterte to grant the Meranaws their right to rebuild Marawi City as they rejected the proposed rehabilitation plans “being imposed upon us” — including an ecozone and a military camp — by “those who live far from us.” […] The post Marawi IDPs to Duterte: “Grant us our right to rebuild this city” appeared first on MindaNews......»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsApr 1st, 2018

IDPs in Marawi rehab

Displaced Meranaws of Marawi City  call for “genuine participation” of the internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Marawi’s rehabilitation during the “M’balingan Tano sa Ground Zero” rally on Friday, March 30, 2018 in the country’s lone Islamic city. The rally started at Kilometer Zero and participants hoped they could enter Ground Zero for the Friday congregational […] The post IDPs in Marawi rehab appeared first on MindaNews......»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsMar 30th, 2018

OUR MARAWI: A call to return to our homes is a privilege or a right?

Bismillah Hirahmanir Rahim. In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. One of the gaps construed between the Task Force Bangon Marawi – Government and the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) is sending wrong information, false hope, and false expectation to the IDPs. I think the government in general, should think that no […] The post OUR MARAWI: A call to return to our homes is a privilege or a right? appeared first on MindaNews......»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsMar 30th, 2018

Absence of Marawi plan affects IDPs

MARAWI CITY: Mayor Majul Gandamra has requested for an extension of the April 15 deadline to pull out all internally displaced persons (IDPs) from the Iligan evacuation centers, citing the absence of a comprehensive rehabilitation plan and unfinished transition shelters. Gandamra said over the weekend that the government is rushing construction of the shelters that are expected to… link: Absence of Marawi plan affects IDPs.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsMar 27th, 2018

Over 13,000 students covered by CCT in R-12, Marawi finish Grade 12

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 14 March) – A total of 13,163 students covered by the government’s flagship Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) in Region 12 and Marawi City will graduate this school year under the K to 12 education program. Gemma Rivera, assistant regional director of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)-Region 12, […] The post Over 13,000 students covered by CCT in R-12, Marawi finish Grade 12 appeared first on MindaNews......»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsMar 14th, 2018

NFA cites low buying price for rice woes

DIGOS CITY—The National Food Authority (NFA) could not buy rice from local farmers for more than P17 per kilogram but could import rice from Vietnam or Thailand for P24 per kg.   The reason? Rules that prohibit the NFA, an agency under the Department of Agriculture (DA), from spending more than P17 per kg on… link: NFA cites low buying price for rice woes.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsMar 10th, 2018

NFA cites low buying price for rice woes

DIGOS CITY---The National Food Authority (NFA) could not buy rice from local farmers for more than P17 per kilogram but could import rice from Vietnam or Thailand for P24 per kg.   The reason? Rules that prohibit the NFA, an agency under the Department of Agriculture (DA), from spending more than P17 per kg on locally grown rice.   The budget limit, according to Lucia Balayon, NFA provincial manager for Davao del Sur and Davao Occidental, is forcing the NFA out of competition with private traders, who buy rice from local farmers for at least P19 per kg.   "It's sad to note that we could not directly compete with traders," said Balayon.   Th...Keep on reading: NFA cites low buying price for rice woes.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 9th, 2018

DSWD to construct healing center for Marawi city residents - Manila Bulletin

DSWD to construct healing center for Marawi city residents - Manila Bulletin.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2018

Meralco receives offer for 50-MW solar capacity

MANILA ELECTRIC Co. (Meralco) has received an offer for an additional capacity of 50 megawatts (MW) of solar energy and has subjected the same to a competitive selection process (CSP), the outcome of which will be known by end-February, company officials said. Lawrence S. Fernandez, Meralco vice-president and head of utility economics, said the distribution […] The post Meralco receives offer for 50-MW solar capacity appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 28th, 2018

DTI distributes livelihood packages, extends 0 percent-interest microfinance loans to Marawi IDPs

DTI awarded 1,500 livelihood packages as well as 0 percent-interest microfinance loans to the internally displaced people (IDP) of the Marawi siege during the DTI Negosyo Seminar Para sa Marawi on 30 January 2018......»»

Category: newsSource:  samarnewsRelated NewsFeb 24th, 2018