23 Kalahi CIDSS LGU-led municipalities undergone GRS training

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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DSWD Otso pinarangalan ang 2018 Eastern Visayas Huwarang Pamilya ng 4ps

26 September 2018

“Ang pamilya ay pinakamahalagang bahagi ng ating buhay. Ito ang nagdudulot sa atin ng kagalakan. Ito ang nagbibigay sa atin ng lakas at inspirasyon. Ito ang nagbibigay sa atin ng layunin sa buhay, nagtuturo sa ating mangarap at magsumikap,” pagbabahagi ni Regional Director Restituto Macuto. Sa pagdiriwang ng Pamilyang Pilipino, pinangunahan ng Department of Social […]

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DSWD Disaster Response for Ompong

19 September 2018

Recently, the Philippines was hit by typhoon Ompong; considered the biggest storm in 2018 so far. At its peak, Ompong had maximum sustained winds reaching up to 205 kph near the center and a gustiness of up to 255 kph. The storm mostly affected the northern part of the Philippines, where tropical cyclone warning signal […]

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Relief for Sagkahan Fire Survivors

18 September 2018

While Ompong was threatening the northern part of the Philippines, a fire broke out at Barangays 59 and 62-B, Sagkahan, Tacloban City. Based on reports received, the fire started around 2:30 in the morning. The fire totally damaged 6 houses, 12 market stalls, and 2 shared houses, while it partially damaged 1 house. Nine families […]

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DSWD May Malasakit Press Conference

13 September 2018

The Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office VIII in partnership with the Philippine Information Agency recently conducted the “DSWD May Malasakit” Press Conferences  in all provinces of the Eastern Visayas Region. Topics covered were updates on the implementation of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps), Unconditional Cash Transfer (UCT) Program, Social Pension Program, […]

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Preparing for the -Ber Months

10 September 2018

Summer is ending and the -ber months are here! And with the onset of the cold months comes the rainy season. The Department of Social Welfare and Development is preparing for any storms that might come during this rainy season. Currently, DSWD has already prepositioned both family food packs (ffps) and non-food relief items at […]

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BSP awards DSWD thru 4Ps as Outstanding Regional Partner

28 August 2018

DSWD Field Office VIII through the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) was awarded as “Outstanding Regional Partner in Demonetization of the New Design Series” during today’s 2018 Awards Ceremony and Appreciation Lunch for the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Stakeholders at their Multi-purpose Hall, BSP Tacloban Branch. 4Ps received an award from BSP for three […]

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