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DSWD Extends Aid to Tacloban Fire Victims

21 November 2018

  Recently, the Department of Social Welfare and Development provided assistance to the victims of two fire incidents  in Tacloban City. On November 13 at around 3:06 am, a fire broke out at Brgy. 46, Juan Luna Street. According to initial investigation, the cause of the fire was electrical in nature. The fire resulted in […]

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DSWD Prepared for Samuel

19 November 2018

As tropical depression Samuel makes its way across the Philippines, the Department of Social Welfare and Development stands ready for any emergencies. As of November 19, the Regional Resource Operations Section (RROS) has already stockpiled relief items. These include family food packs (FFPs) and non-food items such as blankets, malongs, mosquito nets and sleeping mats.  […]

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DSWD Continues 5kPFA Distribution

16 November 2018

As the people of Region VIII commemorated the anniversary of super-typhoon Yolanda, the Disaster Response Management Division (DRMD) of the DSWD was active in giving aid to the survivors of this calamity. DSWD staff recently conducted simultaneous payouts of the 5k Presidential Financial Assistance (5kPFA) to several beneficiaries at Laoang and Catubig, Northern Samar, where […]

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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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