DSWD and the LGU: Strengthening its Partnership Through Communication

DSWD Recognized for its Efforts

01 August 2018

The Department of Social Welfare and Development’s Disaster Response Management Division were recently given recognition for its efforts towards the 2018 Gawad KALASAG Search for Excellence in Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) and Humanitarian Assistance. The Gawad KALASAG is given by the Office of Civil Defense to recognize exemplary efforts undertaken by individuals, organizations, […]

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I am Not For Sale!

31 July 2018

“Human trafficking is a parasitic crime that preys on the vulnerable.” says DSWD Regional Director Restituto Macuto. Through its partnership with several non-government organizations such as Plan International, Eclipse and Terre Des Hommes and several Local Government Units (LGUs) and National Government Agencies (NGAs), the Department of Social Welfare and Development is doing its part […]

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DSWD Conducts Information Caravan

26 July 2018

DSWD recently conducted the May Malasakit information drive at Matuginao, Samar. Through this caravan, DSWD and its partner agencies, such as Save The Children, the Philippine National Police, and Population Commission was able to share its shared advocacies. These include Disaster Preparedness, family planning, and the campaign against Violence Against Women and Children (VAWC) and […]

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DSWD Alert for Southwest Monsoon

25 July 2018

As of today, July 25, the Southwest Monsoon continuously affecting Eastern Visayas has affected 84 families (an estimate of 336 individuals) in Ormoc City. Also, based on reports received, the weather disturbance has resulted to 13 totally damaged and 71 partially damaged houses. In response to this, DSWD has already made several preparations. DSWD staff, […]

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5kPFA Borongan: A Promise Fulfilled

23 July 2018

For more than 4,000 residents of Borongan City, Eastern Samar, the arrival of the 5k Presidential Financial Assistance (5kPFA) is a fulfillment of a promise as they receive P5,000 each in cash. Recently, DSWD staff conducted the payout of the 5kPFA to beneficiaries from 13 barangays in Borongan City. This is in line with DSWD […]

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A River Flows: DSWD’s Cleanup Drive

17 July 2018

Plastic bags, broken bottles, discarded pieces of clothing, food wrappers. These are just some of the items taken out of the Mangonbanon River during DSWD’s cleanup drive at Tacloban City. The Department of Social Welfare and Development, through the Disaster Response Management Division, recently spearheaded this cleanup drive as part of Disaster Resiliency Month. Together […]

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DSWD Responds to Lawaan Fire

13 July 2018

Recently, a fire broke out at Barangay 01, Poblacion along the National Highway in Lawaan, Eastern Samar. Based on reports received, the incident affected 12 families (44 individuals estimated). A total of 8 houses were totally damaged, while 4 houses were partially damaged. As a response, DSWD Field Office VIII provided P5,000.00 food assistance per […]

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DSWD Conducts Further 5kPFA Payouts in Catbalogan

09 July 2018

“I’m going to buy 2 sacks of rice for my business.” “I’m going to buy materials to fix our house.” “I’m going to use it as capital for my small business.” “I’m going to buy a pig.” “I’m going to use this to pay for my medication.” These are just some of the plans that […]

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