6 dead, over 8K families displaced in Caraga due to ‘Vicky’

Tropical Depression (TD) Vicky left six persons dead and displaced over 8,000 families in Caraga over the last two days. (Contributed photo)

DSWD rolls out social pension to198,594 senior citizens in Davao

Over 198,594 indigent senior citizens of the 264,792 region-wide beneficiaries have already received their social pension for the second semester from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office XI.

N. Samar town transforms container vans into isolation rooms

TACLOBAN CITY – The local government of Mapanas, Northern Samar has converted container vans into isolation facilities for suspected and confirmed carriers of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) in the town. (DSWD photo)

SoCot mulls expansion of palay subsidy scheme

GENERAL SANTOS CITY – The provincial government of South Cotabato is planning to expand the implementation next year of its subsidized buying scheme for palay to accommodate more local farmers, an official said on Thursday. (PNA GenSan photo)

Only 6 of 16 Zambo Sibugay towns complete SAP payout past deadline

Distribution of the social amelioration fund continue. This photo shows the beneficiaries in Barangay Veterans Village of Ipil town for the Social Amelioration Program (SAP) line up without observing social distancing. (Photo: Thata Manlapaz)

Complaints, issues mar cash aid disbursements as Zambo Sibugay LGUs scramble to beat deadline

Issues and complaints mar the disbursement of cash aid as the local government units of Zamboanga Sibugay struggled to beat the deadline of cash aid distribution for April. (Photo: Contributed)

DSWD downloads P482M amelioration fund for Zamboanga Sibugay

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has started the payout of the social amelioration to identified beneficiaries in some municipalities of Zamboanga Sibugay. (Image: DSWD Region IX)

Missing DSWD employee found through human bones dug inside septic tank

A construction worker had found the remains of an employee of the Department of Social Welfare and Development who went missing for one year and nine months – in a septic tank.

67 DSWD personnel complete Technical Writing Cum Documentation Workshop

Some 67 personnel of the Department of Social Welfare and Development Regional Office 9 have completed training on technical writing and documentation skills held in Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay.