DSWD and the LGU: Strengthening its Partnership Through Communication

DSWD Takes Part in Earthquake Preparedness

12 November 2018

  Due to its location in the Pacific Ring of Fire, the Philippines is faced with the threat of earthquakes and tsunamis.  In the northern parts of the country, residents are urged to take precautions for a massive earthquake that might occur anytime. Meanwhile, here in Region 8, the Department of Social Welfare and Development, […]

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Paradise Restored! DSWD Cleans Up Kalanggaman

31 October 2018

Recently, Boracay made the news as it reopened its shores to visitors after being rehabilitated for a few months. Clearly, rehabilitation had a positive impact, resulting in cleaner beaches. Here at Region 8, we also have our share of beautiful beaches, such as the Kalanggaman Island off the coast of Palompon, Leyte. And like Boracay, […]

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Pahibaro: DSWD 4Ps – PVB namahagi na ng conditional cash grants

19 October 2018

Ang Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) sa pamamagitan ng Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Regional Office VIII at sa pakikipagtulungan sa Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB), ay nagsimulang mamahagi ng mga conditional cash grants sa mga benepisyaryo ng programa kahapon Oktubre 18, 2018. Kalakip sa nasabing grants o ayuda para sa mahigit 48,805 na […]

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DSWD and the LGU: Strengthening its Partnership Through Communication

11 October 2018

  At DSWD, we value our partnership with our counterparts in the local government units. And like all partnerships, communication plays a very vital role. Recently, the Disaster Response Management Division (DRMD) invited its partners in the LGU, including the Local Chief Executives (LCEs), the Municipal Social Welfare and Development Officers (MSWDOs) and the Municipal […]

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Media gets oriented on DSWD Disaster Response Program

11 October 2018

The Department of Social Welfare and Development recognizes the need for a strong partnership with the media in advancing its programs and advocacy for the people. Conversely, the media can also provide valuable information from the beneficiaries to the Department – their needs, concerns and complaints.   In recognition of this partnership, DSWD Disaster Response […]

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DSWD-8 local heroes recognized in 4th National Bayani ka! Awards

10 October 2018

  Over 108 National Bayani ka! awardees from across the nation were recognized for sending forth a ripple of hope of change through contributing in the advancement of compassionate, collective action in their respective communities in the jovial night of October 4, 2018 in Cebu, City. Six awardees from Eastern Visayas were heralded in different award categories […]

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Modern Ageing: Elders in compassionate, collective action for inclusive development 

09 October 2018

Elders have been ticketed with negative stereotypes as ‘grouchy’ members of the society and incapable to be initiators of change. But in Tolosa, Leyte, this typecast has been endeavored to be redefined by the Tolosa Federation of Senior Citizens’ Organizations (TOFESCO). It is a federation of active senior citizens whose passion for development work goes beyond Kalahi CIDSS. […]

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Service to the Country: What DSWD is all about

01 October 2018

From mopping floors to making sure that relief goods are properly stored, to being a Dangal ng Bayan Awardee, Rey Peñaranda has certainly come a long way. Rey is an Administrative Aide, currently assigned at the DSWD’s Regional Resource Operations Center, where he oversees the warehousing and logistics of relief items such as family food […]

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