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Pantawid Pamilya helps mom to pursue dream for safer home after ‘Yolanda’ On Her Last Flight DSWD to assess poverty status of 12,000 individuals in EV Geo-Tagging of Kalahi-CIDSS Projects soon to kick-off in Region Eight DSWD recommends 100 initial permanent housing units for homeless folks of Marabut
 
Pantawid Pamilya helps mom to pursue dream for safer home after ‘Yolanda’

Pantawid Pamilya helps mom to pursue dream for safer home after ‘Yolanda’

Dulag, Leyte—She dreams of nothing but a safe home for her five children. But even before it is realized, Typhoon Yolanda has already taken it away. Lorna Fondavela, 38, is a beneficiary of the [...]

Pantawid Pamilya helps mom to pursue dream for safer home after ‘Yolanda’
On Her Last Flight

On Her Last Flight

After super typhoon Yolanda made a big wreck in the Eastern Visayas region,  notably in Leyte and Eastern Samar towns,  communication lines were cut off, leaving the areas isolated from the rest [...]

On Her Last Flight
DSWD to assess poverty status of 12,000 individuals in EV

DSWD to assess poverty status of 12,000 individuals in EV

More than 12,000  individuals’ poverty status will be assessed through the Listahanan or National Household Targeting System for Poverty Reduction (NHTS-PR) of the Department of Social Welfare [...]

DSWD to assess poverty status of 12,000 individuals in EV
Geo-Tagging of Kalahi-CIDSS Projects soon to kick-off in Region Eight

Geo-Tagging of Kalahi-CIDSS Projects soon to kick-off in Region Eight

A two-day seminar for Kalahi-CIDSS regional staff on Geo-Tagging was held last March 31, 2014 at the Granda Manor Hotel, Tacloban City. The “geo-tagging”, can be used by the staff to tag the [...]

Geo-Tagging of Kalahi-CIDSS Projects soon to kick-off in Region Eight
DSWD recommends 100 initial permanent housing units for homeless folks of Marabut

DSWD recommends 100 initial permanent housing units for homeless folks of Marabut

Marabut, Samar — In a meeting with Marabut Mayor Percival Ortilllo, Jr.,Director Yousef Al Merag of the Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) delegation and Director RestyMacuto ofDISASTER [...]

DSWD recommends 100 initial permanent housing units for homeless folks of Marabut

Pantawid Pamilya helps mom to pursue dream for safer home after ‘Yolanda’

25 April 2014

Dulag, Leyte—She dreams of nothing but a safe home for her five children. But even before it is realized, Typhoon Yolanda has already taken it away. Lorna Fondavela, 38, is a beneficiary of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program since 2011. If there is one thing she is thankful for the program, apart from the cash […]

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Letter of Secretary Soliman to TV 5

25 April 2014

24 April 2014   Mr. Noel Lorenzana President and CEO ABC Development Corporation (TV5) TV 5 Media Center Reliance cor. Sheridan Street Mandaluyong City, Metro Manila Dear Mr. Lorenzana: Greetings! I write in response to the statement published on April 23, 2014 on the TV5 website InterAksyon.com, entitled “TV5 dares DSWD chief: own up to […]

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Pahayag ng Kalihim, DSWD Press Conference Ika-22 ng Abril, 2014 Max’s Restaurant

22 April 2014

Maraming salamat sa pagdalo ninyong lahat. Dalawang bagay ang nilalayon kong magawa sa umagang ito – una, ang magbigay ng ulat tungkol sa nahuling ibinentang DSWD relief goods sa isang kainan sa Tacloban City; at pangalawa, ang ulitin at mas bigyang-diin ang tugon ng aming opisina ukol sa isyu ng hindi malinis na relief warehouse […]

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Call of duty: The DSWD Relief Hub Team

22 April 2014

Tacloban City, Leyte – In times of disasters, the staff of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) have proven to be willing to respond to the call of duty and even give more, especially during times of disasters. They are ready to take on any role that they would be assigned to. Such were the […]

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Caibaan warehouse cited by TV5, not DSWD’s – Sec. Soliman

16 April 2014

Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Corazon Juliano-Soliman reiterates that the unkempt warehouse being referred to by TV5 in its report aired on March 26 newscast and posted on its news portal is not the DSWD Relief Hub in Tacloban City. This developed as the network issued a statement that it stands by […]

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Small steps to new beginnings

16 April 2014

Guiuan, Eastern Samar – Every helping hand is a reason big enough for 43-year-old Vilma Tacastacas to start again after her harrowing experience with Typhoon Yolanda. Left homeless and jobless, Vilma  said there is no time for pity and dwell in the past. There is only the time to make a step forward and continue rising […]

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Crippled mom stands up stronger after ‘Yolanda’

15 April 2014

Basey, Western Samar – As a ten-year old girl, Criselda Padoc survived a strong typhoon that hit this town.  A coconut tree fell on their front yard at the height of that typhoon and broke her leg. She then grew up with only one leg but remained hopeful and resilient about life. Now 54, Criselda […]

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DSWD, partners to start civil registration project for ‘Yolanda’ survivors

15 April 2014

Palo, Leyte – Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Corazon Juliano-Soliman  enjoined  Typhoon Yolanda survivors especially those who lost vital civil documents  to avail  of the free Mobile Civil Registration Project when it starts full implementation in June. Speaking during the project launch over the weekend in Barangay Arado in this town, Sec. […]

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