DSWD and the LGU: Strengthening its Partnership Through Communication

SHIELD Against Child Labor Project Launches IEC Materials in Kananga, Leyte

18 January 2018

DSWD Field Office VIII yesterday gathered 30 child laborers from Kananga town of Leyte, to signal the full swing pilot implementation of the SHIELD Against Child Labor Project in said locality. The number represents the total 243 children from the pilot barangays of Tugpong and Rizal. Sheila (not her real name) , 10 years old, […]

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DSWD Director Restituto Macuto delivers New Year Message to employees

11 January 2018

Magandang umaga at manigong bagong taon sa inyong lahat ! Happy New Year ! One more time, sabay-sabay natin isigaw ang … Happy New Year ! Okey, iyan ang POWER, at ang lakas na ito ay nakasalalay sa ating mga kamay. Hindi sa ibang tao, kundi sa ating sarili. Ito ay nagagawa sa positibong pag-iisip, […]

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A DSWD Christmas Miracle Story

29 December 2017

For 11 fishermen, Christmas truly is a time for miracles. On December 3, 2017, sixteen fishermen set out to catch fish. However, what was supposedly a routine job turned into a disaster, as Tropical Storm Urduja capsized their fishing vessel, 30 nautical miles away from Guiuan, Eastern Samar, on December 13. Having no lifeboats, the […]

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DSWD is Prepared for New Year’s Weather Disturbance

29 December 2017

A low pressure area is estimated to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility this coming December 30,2017. This is expected to bring rain showers and cloudy skies in Eastern Visayas. Heavy rainfall is also expected on December 31. DSWD has already made preparations for this weather disturbance, despite the holiday season. Teams are monitoring the […]

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Better Communication for Better Disaster Response

29 December 2017

DSWD Field Office VIII has recently acquired state-of-the-art satellite telecommunications equipment in order to enhance its emergency telecommunications capability for disaster response. These equipment were donated to DSWD through a collaboration with Inmarsat, a British satellite telecommunications company and the UKSA (United Kingdom Space Agency) National Project Management Team. Through this partnership, Inmarsat will provide […]

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4Ps distributes conditional cash grants through PVB

28 December 2017

The Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) started conditional cash grants distribution through the Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) earlier today, December 27, 2017, at the Palo Municipal Hall grounds. The said payout is for around 1,853 program household beneficiaries of 4Ps without the Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP) cash cards, under both the said program’s […]

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DSWD Biliran Relief Update

22 December 2017

The Department of Social Welfare and Development has released a total of 5,000 family food packs in assistance to the municipality of Biliran in the province of Biliran. This distribution was carried out from December 19th, when a partial of 2,640 family food packs were delivered, up to December 20th, when the remaining 2,282 packs […]

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DSWD brings 5KPFA to the beneficiaries

22 December 2017

  It’s an early Christmas as DSWD Field Office VIII brings the 5K Presidential Financial Assistance (5KPFA) to the beneficiaries in Northern Samar and in Eastern Samar. DSWD distributed a total of P 9,605,000 . 00 to 1,921 beneficiaries from 14 barangays in Lapinig, over a span of four days, from December 4 to 8. […]

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