DSWD accepts Moscow donations for evacuees displaced by war, typhoon in Mindanao   

ILIGAN CITY, Jan. 15 — Ranking officials of Department of Social Welfare and Development accepted Monday the donations of Russian government for the people affected by last year’s war and typhoons in Mindanao. Bai Zorahayda T. Taha, DSWD 12 regional director, said the turn over ceremony for Moscow’s relief assistance occurred at the office’s warehouse continue reading : DSWD accepts Moscow donations for evacuees displaced by war, typhoon in Mindanao   

DSWD 12 grateful for US US$6.6 million assistance for Marawi evacuees

COTABATO CITY, Jan. 12 — The Department of Social Welfare and Development 12 thanked Friday Washington for US$6.6 million funding to support tens of thousands of people affected by last year’s five month war in Marawi City in Lanao del Sur. Bai Zorahayda T. Taha, DSWD 12 regional director, described the financial assistance from United continue reading : DSWD 12 grateful for US US$6.6 million assistance for Marawi evacuees

3.9 Billion pesos spent in Region 12 for CCT beneficiaries in 2017 

COTABATO CITY, Jan. 12 — The government spent more than 3.9 billion pesos for cash grants and other programs for beneficiaries covered by conditional cash transfer in Central Mindanao last year. Julieta Clavel, CCT regional project coordinator, cited in their 2017 accomplishment report the money were used to pay for the monthly grants of 231,150 continue reading : 3.9 Billion pesos spent in Region 12 for CCT beneficiaries in 2017 

Suspension for CCT conditions for Marawi residents extended until December 2018 

MARAWI CITY, Jan. 4 — Residents of Marawi City covered by the country’s conditional cash transfer program who were displaced last year in the five-month war need not to worry about losing their monthly stipend from the state for failing to fulfill conditions set by the program. Bai Zorahayda T. Taha, regional director of Department continue reading : Suspension for CCT conditions for Marawi residents extended until December 2018 

DSWD on 24/7 disaster ops in areas hit by first cyclone this year; to level up discussions on climate change among 4Ps communities

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is closely monitoring the effects of Tropical Depression Agaton, the first cyclone to hit the country this year which made a landfall on Monday  in CARAGA region, even as the Department continues its relief operations for ‘Vinta’ and ‘Urduja’- affected families. Based on the January 3, 2am disaster report continue reading : DSWD on 24/7 disaster ops in areas hit by first cyclone this year; to level up discussions on climate change among 4Ps communities

DSWD extends financial aid to bereaved families of ‘Vinta’ victims

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has extended financial assistance to the families of the victims of Severe Tropical Storm Vinta, which caused heavy flooding and landslides in several provinces in Mindanao, particularly in Zamboanga del Norte, Lanao del Norte, and Lanao del Sur; and displaced thousands of families in other parts of continue reading : DSWD extends financial aid to bereaved families of ‘Vinta’ victims

CCT beneficiaries in Central Mindanao  optimistic subsidy increase under new tax bill

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Dec. 11 — Beneficiaries of the country’s pro-poor program Conditional Cash Transfer welcomed Monday the government’s plan to increase their monthly subsidy as the Senate recently approved the Tax Reform Acceleration and Inclusion bill. Saina Kulan, a parent leader in Lake Sebu South Cotabato province, said the additional subsidy being push by continue reading : CCT beneficiaries in Central Mindanao  optimistic subsidy increase under new tax bill

DSWD 12 intensifies campaign to end VAWC

COTABATO CITY, Dec. 9 —The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is closely working with partner agencies in campaign to stop the abuse and exploitation of women in Central Mindanao region. Dennis Domingo III, DSWD 12 regional information officer, reported at least 65 women, who were victims of armed conflict, in detention, emotionally battered, continue reading : DSWD 12 intensifies campaign to end VAWC