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DSWD inks MOA with NGAs to provide support services for recovering drug dependents

19 December 2013

Legazpi City-Last December 18, 2013, DSWD inks MOA with national government agencies (NGAs) to extend inter-agency support services for recovering drug dependents under the pilot program dubbed as Strategies Toward Acceptance, Reintegration & Transformation (START) led by DSWD in Bicol region. The pilot implementation of START will be done in Malinao Treatment and Rehabilitation Center […]

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DSWD Provides P1M Capital Assistance for Senior Citizens

19 December 2013

The Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office V has released the amount of P1M to the Local Government of Calabanga, Camarines sur. The P1M worth of check funded under the Bottoms-Up Budgeting  was received by Mayor Eduardo Severo from Director Honorita Bayudan of the Poverty Reduction Programs Buresu, DSWD, Central Office. According to […]

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BRAZIL, DSWD, DA, and DAR partnership to fight against poverty and hunger

16 December 2013

In order to address the issues relating to poverty and hunger, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in Bicol forge partnership with the Brazilian Government, Department of Agriculture (DA) and Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) to provide essential social services directly benefiting the poor in rural areas. Minister Milton Rhondo Filho and Engr. […]

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Foreign-Funder Conducts a Study Visit on Kalahi-CIDSS in Bicol

07 December 2013

Through Millennium Challenge Account – Philippines (MCA-P) and Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), a study visit is currently being conducted nationwide to simplify the implementation of Kalahi-CIDSS (Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services) in terms of community procurement and finance last December 2-6, 2013. In Bicol region alone, nine barangays in the […]

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DSWD Sets up Reception and Recovery Desk for Yolanda Survivors at Matnog Port

27 November 2013

Left: Marissa Paeste, one of the Social Workers of DSWD, hands down financial assistance to Diorico Family from Maya, MacArthur Leyte. Right: The Diorico Family who arrived at Matnog Port last November 25, 2013. Yolanda victims crossing from Eastern Visayas to Bicol receive assistance from DSWD upon reaching Matnog Port in Sorsogon. In responding to […]

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Yolanda Victims Flee to Bicol, Receive Aid from DSWD

22 November 2013

Eight families who fled from Leyte quickly received assistance from DSWD Field Office V as soon as they arrived in Legazpi City last November 16. Leo Cuevas of Kawit-East Washington Drive, rescued his 52 relatives from Tanauan, Leyte with the support of his employer, Nonita Regalado, who volunteered to lend her car to fetch them […]

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Citizen-led DSWD Project Kick-starts in Legazpi City

21 November 2013

During the community volunteers (CVs) meeting with DSWD staff at Rawis Barangay Hall last November 20, 2013. The meeting focused on the pre-procurement activities, plans of actions and project updates. After trainings and seminars conducted for citizen-implementers, the DSWD community-led project in Legazpi City is set to start its implementation by late December this year. […]

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