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‘ODETTE’-HIT DUMAGUETE CITY RESIDENTS GET AID

The local government of Dumaguete City distributed millions of pesos worth of assistance to victims of Typhoon Odette that left a trail of destruction in its path last December 2021. The financial assistance, as approved by Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo, was handed over to about 446 families in different barangays in the city. Remollo approved […]

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RUSH ‘PANTAWID PASADA’ DISTRIBUTION – GATCHALIAN

Senator Win Gatchalian urged concerned agencies to ramp up the distribution of fuel subsidies under the Pantawid Pasada Program to the targeted beneficiaries to alleviate the impact of oil price hikes imposed by oil companies. “Katapusan na ng buwan at nakatakda nang ibigay ngayong Abril ang ikalawang bugso ng Pantawid Pasada. Sa takbo ng mga […]

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‘ODETTE’-HIT SIARGAO STORES GET LIVELIHOOD KITS

Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Caraga, through its provincial office in Surigao del Norte, distributed livelihood kits to eligible micro-entrepreneurs (MEs) affected by Super Typhoon Odette in Siargao Islands. Odette made landfall in the province, particularly Siargao Island on 16 December 2021 that displacing around 48,204 families or 157,052 individuals. This affected not only […]

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USE ONLINE DATABASE TO AID OFWS — VILLAFUERTE

A lawmaker urged the secretary of the newly-created Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) to immediately set up an online database system to track and deliver timely legal and welfare services to overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). Camarines Sur Rep. Luis Raymund Villafuerte said DMW Secretary Abdullah Derupong Mama-o of the new department should provide legal aid […]

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ISKO TO USE UNPAID MARCOS ESTATE TAX FOR ‘AYUDA’

Aksyon Demokratiko presidential candidate and Manila Mayor Isko Moreno said the unpaid P203 billion Marcos estate tax if recovered by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), will be sufficient to support the government’s cash aid program for Filipinos who need financial assistance amid the COVID-19 pandemic and rising oil prices. At the presidential debate organized […]

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AYUDA FOR TRIKE DRIVERS, DELIVERY RIDERS URGED

Citing the urgency in providing the much-needed aid to all those affected in the transport sector, Senator Win Gatchalian called out the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and local government units (LGUs) to act with dispatch on the release and distribution of fuel subsidies to the 113,000 tricycle drivers and delivery services who are among the […]

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NTF-ELCAC PROJECTS AID DAVAO DE ORO RESIDENTS – UY

The newly constructed development projects under the Barangay Development Program (BDP) of the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF ELCAC) in two upland villages of Maragusan, Davao de Oro, has provided residents more opportunities for growth, an official said. Governor Jayvee Tyron Uy said the P20-million worth of projects allotted each […]

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USE SAGIP SAKA ACT TO AID FARMERS – PANGILINAN

Vice-presidential aspirant Senator Kiko Pangilinan urged local officials in Cebu to make use of the benefits of the Sagip Saka Act in order to help local farmers and fisherfolk raise their incomes. In various radio interviews in the province, the brain behind the aforementioned law enumerated the benefits local government units can have if this […]

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‘ODETTE’-HIT SCHOOLS GET AID, PSYCHOSOCIAL HELP

The Department of Education (DepEd) has delivered relief efforts and conducted psychosocial interventions to Typhoon Odette-hit schools and field offices in affected provinces. “We have deployed personnel to facilitate the processing and transport of donations according to our assessment. We assure our stakeholders that immediate funding for interventions in the affected regions shall be delivered […]

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‘ODETTE’-HIT CEBU RESIDENTS GET CASH CARDS

To help families rebuild their houses damaged by Typhoon Odette, Governor Gwendolyn Garcia distributed cash cards that can be used to buy housing materials as well as food and other basic necessities. In her speech during the distribution at the Talisay Sports Complex, Garcia said the provincial government targets to give “Dasig Sugbu Cards” to […]