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Education, livelihood assistance for displaced OFWs

Returning overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) affected by the ongoing tension between the United States and Iran are assured of livelihood and educational assistance. Technical Education and Skills Development Authority Secretary Isidro Lapeña has directed Tesda regional and provincial offices to prioritize OFWs, who will be provided scholarships in their fields of expertise. As of 30 […] The post Education, livelihood assistance for displaced OFWs appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource: tribune tribuneJan 15th, 2020

Gov’t commits aid to displaced OFWs

President Duterte has promised to provide financial, livelihood, and education assistance to the displaced workers following their arrival in Manila yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsAug 31st, 2016

Duterte asks Congress to fast-track passage of P30B supplemental budget for Taal

President Duterte said the supplemental budget would be used to provide assistance and livelihood to displaced residents......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 20th, 2020

17 displaced workers in Porac receive livelihood aid from DOLE

Department of Labor and Employment gives livelihood assistance to displaced workers of the Chuzon Supermarket in Porac town that collapsed as a result of the 6.1 magnitude earthquake that hit parts.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 8th, 2019

Minaltratong Marawi siege survivor, 3 pang OFWs; inayudahan ni Villar

Manila, Philippines – Inihayag ni Senador Cynthia Villar na nakauwi na sa bansa ang apat na Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) kabilang ang isang Martawi siege survivor na minatrato sa abroad saka binigyan ng livelihood assistance. Sa panayam, sinabi ni Villar na minaltrato sila  habang nagtratrabaho  sa ibang bansa kaya humingi sila ng tulong sa Department of […] The post Minaltratong Marawi siege survivor, 3 pang OFWs; inayudahan ni Villar appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsOct 3rd, 2019

USAID turns over houses, market to Marawi siege victims

The U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), has turned over 80 transitional houses, a climate-resilient public market, and four grants that will provide infrastructure and livelihood support to communities displaced by the 2017 Marawi Siege.   The assistance is part of the U.S. government’s commitment of more than $63.6 million (P3.4 […] The post USAID turns over houses, market to Marawi siege victims appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsSep 16th, 2019

DOLE eyes livelihood assistance to workers who may be displaced by limitation of firecracker’s use

MANILA -- The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said on Sunday it is considering possible livelihood assistance as immediate intervention to workers who maybe displaced in case the use of firecrackers is finally regulated or limited......»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsOct 24th, 2016

Church lauds gov’t initiative to aid displaced Saudi OFWs

The Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines - Episcopal Commission on Migrants and Itinerant People (CBCP-ECMI) lauded government efforts to extend assistance to retrenched and stranded o.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 24th, 2016

K to 12 DOLE AMP conducts database system trainers training

DAVAO CITY, July 19 - In order to efficiently provide assistance to displaced higher education institution (HEI) teaching and non-teaching personnel, representatives from the different regional office.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 19th, 2016

DTI launches livelihood assistance program for disaster victims

The Department of Trade and Industry launched its livelihood assistance program, Pangkabuhayan sa Pagbangon at Ginhawa on Jan. 20 when President Rodrigo Duterte’s visited the evacuees in Sto. Tomas, Batangas. .....»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 25th, 2020

OWWA clarifies calamity assistance to Tisoy affected OFWs in Bicol

LEGAZPI CITY- The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) Regional Welfare Office 5 clears up that the agency's current calamity assistance only covers the "active" member Overseas Filipino.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2020

OWWA clarifies calamity assistance to Tisoy affected OFWs in Bicol

LEGAZPI CITY- The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) Regional Welfare Office 5 clears up that the agency's current calamity assistance only covers the "active" member Overseas Filipino.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2020

SSS Releases P58.50M in Calamity Assistance Packages in 2019

The state-run Social Security System (SSS) on Monday said more than P58.50 million was released to more than 5,700 members and pensioners who availed the Calamity Assistance Packages (CAPs) offered in 2019. “It has been a heart-breaking year when typhoons and earthquakes hit and damaged the homes and affected the livelihood of our fellow Filipinos […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJan 20th, 2020

OWWA to provide livelihood aid for repatriated OFWs from Iraq

The first batch of OFWs repatriated from Iraq arrived at the NAIA Terminal 3 on Jan. 15, 2020. (Photo courtesy of DFA)QUEZON CITY, Jan. 20 (PIA)--The Overseas Workers Welfa.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 20th, 2020

SM leads first medical mission in areas hit by Taal eruption

Displaced families by the recent Taal volcano eruption were given immediate medical assistance through SM’s three-day Oplan Tulong Express. The the first medical mission held for affected communities takes place until January 19 at Batangas and Lipa......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 18th, 2020

Displaced students can transfer sans credentials

The Department of Education (DepEd) ordered schools in the Taal Volcano-affected areas to accept internally-displaced students even without complete transfer credentials. Education Secretary Leonor Briones issued Memorandum 003, series of 2020, which contains emergency measures in response to the eruption of Taal Volcano. Briones reiterated that the department will reach out to learners wherever they […] The post Displaced students can transfer sans credentials appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJan 18th, 2020

Go after heartless, greedy profiteers

It's disheartening to see tens of thousands of our fellow Filipinos get displaced, losing their homes and livelihood in the midst of Taal Volcano's eruption. They face an uncertain future even as the potentially deadlier volcanic activity continues......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 18th, 2020

TESDA to Give Scholarships to Repatriated OFWs

The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) is ready to assist and provide scholarships to repatriated overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from the Middle East, Secretary Isidro Lapeña confirmed on Thursday. “TESDA is ready for the possible, untimely return of OFWs, numbering to thousands as reported. We will provide scholarships, including free assessment and certification,” […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJan 17th, 2020

PRRD Distributes P160M-Worth of Agri-Fishery Assistance to Taal Affected Farmers, Fishers

President Rodrigo Duterte distributed an initial P160-million worth of agriculture, fishery and livelihood assistance to farmers, fishers and other ruralfolk affected by the Taal Volcano eruption, in simple ceremonies on January 14, 2020 at Batangas City Sports Complex, which serves as one of the evacuation centers. The President was joined by Senator Christopher “Bong” Go, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJan 16th, 2020

US-Iran escalation threatens aid to millions

The escalating cycle of reprisals between the United States and Iran is threatening the delivery of aid to millions across the Middle East, the Norwegian Refugee Council warned Wednesday. “Tens of millions of people across the Middle East need humanitarian assistance. Most of them are already devastated or displaced by conflict,” NRC chief Jan Egeland […] The post US-Iran escalation threatens aid to millions appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJan 8th, 2020

Kidapawan gears for would-be displaced OFWs in ME

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/08 January) – The city government is preparing interventions for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in the Middle East who might be displaced amid increasing tensions between the United States and Iran, an official said. Herminia Infanta, city Public Employment Service Office (PESO) manager said they can immediately facilitate jobs fair and job matching […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJan 8th, 2020