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DSWD relief operations delayed in calamity-stricken areas in Mindanao due to damaged roads, bridges

Posted on: December 27th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – It’s a big challenge for the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to expedite the delivery of relief goods for those affected by Tropical Storm Vinta...

Workers’ group to push for wage increase if prices of prime commodities soar

Posted on: December 26th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Associated Labor Unions-Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (ALU-TUCP) is anticipating the impact of the Tax Reform Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law on the public. Spokesperson...

Clearing, cleaning operations in Manila to continue even after 2017 ASEAN Summit

Posted on: November 9th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The clearing operations are still underway along Roxas Boulevard and other major thoroughfares in Manila as part of the preparations for the ASEAN Summit. Since last week,...

Large portion of DSWD’s 2018 budget to support 4P’s and social pension of poor senior citizens

Posted on: September 27th, 2017 | No Comments
    MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) plans to allocate a huge chunk of its P137-billion proposed budget to its flagship program, Pantawid Pamilyang...

Over 2,000 families suffer impact of “Maring” in NCR and Calabarzon

Posted on: September 13th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Floodwater has not receded yet in more than 130 areas in Metro Manila and Central Luzon. Heavy rains caused by tropical depression Maring have affected more than...

Kamanggagawa Foundation Incorporated receives renewal of registration from DSWD

Posted on: September 5th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has renewed the registration and license of the Kamanggagawa Foundation Incorporated (KFI). DSWD has recognized KFI as one of...

Lawmakers question shortened period of deliberation on the 2018 national budget

Posted on: September 1st, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The government’s proposed national budget for 2018, which is worth 3.767-trillion pesos is set for floor deliberations on Monday. Based on the schedule released by the House...

CA rejects the appointment of DSWD Secretary Judy Taguiwalo

Posted on: August 17th, 2017 | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines — The majority of the 24-member Commission on Appointments (CA) did not approve the appointment of Judy Taguiwalo as  secretary of the Department of Social Welfare and...

Displaced Marawi residents find ways to earn for their daily needs

Posted on: July 18th, 2017 | No Comments
“We earn a bit of money then we have something to buy for our children,” said Solaica Macaorog, an evacuee in Marawi City. Some evacuees are selling junk foods and...

Task Force Bangon Marawi member agencies show force in first emergency meeting

Posted on: July 5th, 2017 | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines — The Task Force Bangon Marawi is now planning for the speedy recovery and rehabilitation of Marawi City. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said almost all members of...