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DSWD aids 150 LSIs

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has provided more than P300,000 in financial assistance to over 150 locally stranded individuals (LSIs) in Metro Manila under the government’s “Hatid Tulong” program. In a statement, the DSWD said a P2,000 pre-departure financial assistance has been extended to around 154 LSIs during the third leg of the Hatid Tulong Grand Send-Off last Oct. 19 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) Complex, Pasay City. The assistance given to LSIs who returned to Regions 8 (Eastern Visayas), 9 (Zamboanga Peninsula), 10 (Northern Mindanao), 11 (Davao), and 12 (Socsargen) totaled P 308,000, it said. The DSWD said aside from the cash assistance, it also provided Family Food Packs (FFPs), sleeping kits, and hygiene kits to the LSIs. “After receiving assistance, the LSIs were transferred to Pier 13 where they were transported to their respective regions through the help of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG),” it said. It noted that upon their arrival in their e hometowns, the LSIs are required to undergo a 14-day quarantine to ensure that they are COVID-free. Hatid Tulong is the government’s assistance initiative that seeks to transport back those who were stranded in Metro Manila during the coronavirus lockdown to their provinces. The DSWD noted that the initiative is being led by the Presidential Management Staff and has been implemented in compliance with the health protocols and guidelines to control the spread of COVID-19. Other government agencies that are also involved in the initiative were the Philippine Army (PA), Department of Health (DoH), Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE), Department of Transportation (DOTr), and Department of Agriculture (DA), it said......»»

Category: newsSource: mb.com.ph mb.com.phOct 24th, 2020

DSWD aids 14-M families via SAP, Camiguin with 1,464 in SAP 2

CAMIGUIN, Nov. 11 (PIA)--Responding to the adverse effects of coronavirus disease (COVID)-19, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) disbursed P83.7 million for the Social Ameliora.....»»

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CDO humanitarian assistance aids 116 LSIs from other areas

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, June 19 (PIA)--Aside from helping locally stranded individuals (LSIs) residing in Cagayan de Oro, the city government's humanitarian assistance cluster also assisted 116 LSIs a.....»»

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DSWD 7 Deploys Personnel to Validate SAP Beneficiaries

More than 1,000 employees of the Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office VII from regional office and provincial offices have been deployed across the region to validate the beneficiaries of its emergency cash aids under the Social Amelioration Program (SAP). Under Memorandum Circular No. 09, Series of 2020, the Department is responsible for […].....»»

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JIKFI Aids Gun-ob, Lapu-lapu City Fire Victims

Juanito I. King Foundation, Inc. (JIKFI) with the assistance of the LGU of Barangay Gun-ob, Lapu-Lapu City and DSWD Lapu-Lapu sent aid to the Purok Ube, Brgy. Gun-ob fire of July 14, 2019. 1,000 total number of meal packs, complete with water and juice for hydration were shared to the victims and survivors of the […].....»»

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Go aids tricycle drivers in Pasay

Sen. Bong Go has provided assistance to members of the Tricycle Operators and Drivers Association in Pasay City whose livelihood was affected by the pandemic......»»

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DSWD turns 70, pledges to strengthen prompt and compassionate service

CALOOCAN CITY, Jan. 23 (PIA) - -The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) turns 70 this January.On its 70th Founding Anniversary, the Department promises to further strengthen.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJan 25th, 2021

DSWD joins 'ExplainExplainExplain campaign in CV

CEBU CITY, Jan. 22 (PIA) -- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) joined the Presidential Communications Operations Office and the Philippine Information Agency in bringing the co.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJan 25th, 2021

Santander town loses COVID-free status

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Starting on Monday, January 25, the municipality of Santander will implement stricter health measures in order to prevent a spread of the coronavirus disease in their locality. In an advisory that was released on Saturday afternoon, Jan. 23, the municipal government said that returning Locally Stranded Individuals (LSIs) will be asked […] The post Santander town loses COVID-free status appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 24th, 2021

Go aids Bulacan fire victims

Sen. Bong Go visited Sitio Bukid in Barangay Tabing Ilog, Marilao, Bulacan on Tuesday to assist and check on victims of a fire that occurred on Jan. 14......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 20th, 2021

DSWD probes hacking of official Facebook page

The Department of Social Welfare and Development is investigating an “apparent breach” of its official Facebook page with a stray, unauthorized post made on it over the weekend......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 17th, 2021

DSWD-12 gives out P97.8M in livelihood assistance for those affected by COVID-19

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 13 Jan) – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has released around P97.8 million in livelihood assistance to residents of Region 12 (Soccsksargen) who lost their livelihood due to the continuing coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Bonifacio Selma, DSWD-Region 12 assistant director, said Wednesday a total of 11,091 qualified […].....»»

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7-Eleven Christmas Virtual Run aids LGUs

Concluding the 7-Eleven Christmas Virtual Run for a Cause 2020 is the donation of 40,000 care packages to various local government units all over the Philippines. .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 12th, 2021

Thousands affected amid Negros Occidental floods — NDRRMC

"The PDRRMC Negros Occidental is continuing close monitoring for a weather update, dispatch PDRRMO response team and vehicles, the PNP deployed personnel for SAR, evacuation center and patrolling affected areas and provide assistance to the affected families with DSWD-DROMIC6," the report reads. .....»»

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68M Shelter Assistance at cash for work ipinamahagi ng DSWD Catanduanes

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Go aids displaced workers in Moalboal

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Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 1st, 2021

Go aids Davao hospital patients watchers

In keeping with his tradition of extending aid to Filipinos encountering health issues during Christmas, Sen. Bong Go and his team handed out gifts in Balay Pahulayan, a facility for patients watchers at the Southern Philippines Medical Center in Davao City, the other day......»»

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Maligayang Pasko mula sa DSWD! Sa kabila ng mga pandemya, kalamidad, at iba pang mga pagsubok na nagpadilim sa ating pag-asa bilang isang bayan, narito pa rin tayo, patuloy na lumalaban at nangangarap ng isang mas magandang bukas.Kaya't ngayong Kapaskuhan, kaisa ng buong sambayanan ang Department of Social Welfare and Development sa panalangin na pagtamo […] The post WATCH: Christmas message ng DSWD sumentro sa pagbangon ng mga Filipino sa mga nagdaang kalamidad appeared first on Bandera......»»

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Oponganons receive financial assistance from DSWD-7

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