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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

NFA Starts Distribution of Low-Priced, Quality Rice in Metro Manila

The National Food Authority on Tuesday (June 26) has started the distribution of low-priced, good quality NFA rice in Metro Manila. The agency also assured the public of enough buffer stock for the entire country as fresh rice imports arrived. The shipments came from Vietnam and Thailand, the only countries with a memorandum of agreement […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJun 28th, 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

Fighting inflation for the poor

The NFA has started the distribution of NFA rice to outlets in Quezon City, enabling consumers to buy more affordable milled rice. -- JAM STA. ROSA Inflation has surged to its highest rate in five.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 16th, 2018

Rice prices seen stabilizing in Aug

The National Food Authority (NFA) expects rice prices to start stabilizing only later next month as distribution efforts have not yet been able to help pull down prices. NFA spokesperson Rebecca Ol.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 9th, 2018

Rice prices still high

Rice prices have remained high despite the ongoing distribution of more affordable imported rice by the National Food Authority (NFA). As of the third week of June, the Philippine Statistics Author.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 3rd, 2018

Rice prices continue to soar

Rice prices have continued to increase, due in part to the delayed distribution of imported cheap rice by the National Food Authority. According to the Philippine Statistics Authority's monito.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 26th, 2018

DOE to train drivers, mechanics on e-trike

MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, June 25 (PIA)-In compliance with the Deed of Donation executed between the Department of Energy (DOE) and the City Government of Marawi, Uzushio/BEMAC (supplier) will condu.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 25th, 2018

DOE to train drivers, mechanics on e-trike

MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, June 25 (PIA)-In compliance with the Deed of Donation executed between the Department of Energy (DOE) and the City Government of Marawi, Uzushio/BEMAC (supplier) will condu.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 25th, 2018

DSWD apologizes for spoiled relief goods in Boracay

AKLAN, Philippines – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) apologized for distributing spoiled relief goods to residents of Boracay, which remains closed to tourists as it undergoes rehabilitation. Boracay residents earlier  turned to social media  to express dismay over rice with insects, as well as possibly expired canned goods. These relief goods were allegedly ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 24th, 2018

Rice prices soar as Duterte marks 2nd year in office

MANILA, Philippines – Affordable rice from the National Food Authority (NFA) finally started to arrive in local markets. Consumers could now buy NFA rice at P27 to P32 per kilo, as some 250,000 metric tons (MT) of rice from Vietnam and Thailand arrived in ports.  However, poor families already suffered for almost ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 24th, 2018

NFA Starts Selling Rice in Mindanao as Imports Arrive

QUEZON CITY, June 21 — Consumers in the Caraga region in Mindanao were the first to benefit from the freshly-delivered imported rice of the National Food Authority (NFA) as the agency started selling the much-awaited affordable rice since June 8. Imported rice deliveries from Vietnam first arrived on June 2 at the ports of Surigao […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJun 24th, 2018

Basty, ‘The Vietnamese Slayer’, strikes again

SIX straight wins and counting for Marawi pride Al-Basher “Basty” Buto. Buto overpowered No. 17 seed Le Pham Minh Duc of Vietnam to extend his perfect record in the boys’ 8-under division in the 2018 ASEAN+ Age Group Championships at the Royal Mandaya Hotel in Davao City. Billed by local….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2018

NFA allays fears of rice shortage; imports arrive

The National Food Authority has allayed fears of a rice shortage as imports from Vietnam have started to arrive......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2018

7 Barangays Receives Mini Ambulance

7 barangays received emergency vehicles from the Cebu Provincial Government on June 15, 2018. Cebu Gov. Hilario P. Davide III led the distribution of the mini-ambulances to the receiving barangays. Barangay Looc of Malabuyoc, Barangay Cabadiangan of Alcantara, Barangay Valencia of Alegria, Barangay Malalay of Ronda, Barangay Cambanog of Dumanjug, Barangay Matutinao of Badian, and […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJun 21st, 2018