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DSWD Field Office 5 Has New Regional Director

09 January 2013

Director Arnel B. Garcia was installed as the new Regional Director of DSWD Field Office 5, during a simple turn-over ceremony on January 8, 2013 at the DSWD Conference room, Legazpi City. He was installed by Asst. Secretary Javier Jimenez, Chief of staff, Office of the Secretary Garcia will assume the post vice Director Remia […]

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DSWD Forge Partnership with Albay Province for the Construction of Evacuation Center

04 January 2013

A memorandum of agreement (MOA) has been forged between the provincial government of Albay and the Department of Social Welfare and Development duly represented by Albay Governor Joey Sarte Salceda and Director Remia T. Tapispisan for the construction of a pilot evacuation center. As recommended by Governor Salceda, the 10.8 million worth of evacuation center […]

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People Say What They Really Want: About 500 Community Proposals Presented for Kalahi-CIDSS Funding

18 December 2012

After communities conducted a participatory investigation and research identifying the most pressing need in their village, about 500 community proposals from the barangays under the municipalities covered by the Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (Kalahi-CIDSS) project were presnted. “People living in the communities know more about their current local conditions […]

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Legazpi City Pilots the Urban Kalahi-CIDSS in Luzon

10 December 2012

he city government of Legazpi, as the pilot area in Luzon, will formally accept their local engagement in the implementation of Urban Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (Kalahi-CIDSS) with the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in December 5, 2012. The Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) will be signed between […]

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WHO and WHERE THE POOR ARE?

29 November 2012

Poverty remains the most crucial social problem that needs to be dealt with in the Philippines. What is precisely the nature of this dilemma? Being the 12th  most populated country in the world, the major cause of this is the rapid population growth which resulted to high unemployment rate. Over the years, poverty rate stays […]

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