DSWD prohibits splitting of SAP financial assistance to cover more households in Region 12

KORONADAL CITY — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) will not give in to recommendations of some local government officials to split into two the emergency assistance of each households under Social Amelioration Program (SAP) to cover more recipients affected by the central government’s enhanced community quarantine in the region. This was announced continue reading : DSWD prohibits splitting of SAP financial assistance to cover more households in Region 12

Top DSWD official urges 4Ps beneficiaries to strictly observe social distancing while withdrawing their grants in any ATM

KORONADAL CITY — The Department of Social Welfare and Development appealed Thursday to thousands of residents covered by the state’s conditional cash transfer to strictly observe social distancing once they withdraw their grants in bank’s automated teller machines next week amid the current crisis brought about by Covid-19. Cezario Joel Espejo, regional director of Department continue reading : Top DSWD official urges 4Ps beneficiaries to strictly observe social distancing while withdrawing their grants in any ATM

Region 12 4Ps beneficiaries will still receive grants amid coronavirus crisis

KORONADAL CITY — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) clarified Wednesday despite the month-long suspension of Its program activities that require mass gathering of people, residents covered by the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program in the region will continue to receive their grants and rice subsidy allowance amid the current crisis brought about by continue reading : Region 12 4Ps beneficiaries will still receive grants amid coronavirus crisis

DSWD-12 to implement work from home, skeletal workforce, staggered working hours modes amid coronavirus crisis

KORONADAL CITY — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) announced Monday to implement flexible working modes for its workforce, suspending its activities for a month as the nation tries to contain the spread of Covid-19 that has claimed the lives of 13 people and infected more than a hundred across the country.  The continue reading : DSWD-12 to implement work from home, skeletal workforce, staggered working hours modes amid coronavirus crisis

DSWD-12 impose protective measures over Covid-19 crisis

KORONADAL CITY — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has imposed Friday strict measures among its employees across the region in a bid to contain the spread of the deadly new coronavirus. Cezario Joel Espejo, DSWD-12 regional director, made the announcement following a directive on Thursday from Secretary Rolando Joselito Bautista, who banned continue reading : DSWD-12 impose protective measures over Covid-19 crisis

On 69th founding anniversary, DSWD-12 reiterates commitment serving the people

KORONADAL CITY — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) celebrated Monday 69th years in the frontline of humanitarian assistance and social protection, reiterating its commitment to serve the welfare of vulnerable groups of people in the region. Colorful costumed workers marched on the streets of the city’s commercial district as they commenced the continue reading : On 69th founding anniversary, DSWD-12 reiterates commitment serving the people

DSWD assures relief assistance for residents displaced anew by conflict in Maguindanao

KORONADAL CITY – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) assured Tuesday emergency relief assistance for families affected anew by the military operation against armed groups in Maguindanao.  Cezario Joel Espejo, DSWD-12 regional director, said social workers are currently on the ground conducting validation to locate the whereabouts of reported 250 families or 1,990 continue reading : DSWD assures relief assistance for residents displaced anew by conflict in Maguindanao

DSWD releases P137.6 million for grants of 2nd phase of MILF combatants decommissioning

KORONADAL CITY — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has released P137.6 million in financial assistance to cover the grants of  more than a thousand decommissioned former combatants of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in Maguindanao, the head of the agency reported Friday. Cezario Joel Espejo, DSWD-12 regional director, said the money continue reading : DSWD releases P137.6 million for grants of 2nd phase of MILF combatants decommissioning