Mass Stockpiling for the Typhoon Months

Mass Stockpiling for the Typhoon Months

18 October 2017

Tacloban City, October 18 – DSWD is preparing for the typhoon season by prepositioning food and non-food items which are ready to be distributed in cases of emergencies. The government has mandated that there should be 30,000 prepositioned family food packs available at any given time, and DSWD Region VIII is proud to report that […]

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Agency – Partners express concern over safety of children

11 October 2017

Coleen Dolina- Anugon of Save the Children introduced Republic Act No. 10821 or the Children’s Emergency Relief and Protection Act during the recently – concluded Convergence Caravan in Daram, Samar. The said law focuses on the improvement of the protection and care for children affected by disasters. She shared that they involved the children in […]

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Basey Residents Receive 5KPFA

10 October 2017

Tacloban City – Some 206 beneficiaries from Basey, Samar yesterday, October 9, 2017 received P5,000.00 cash as part of the 5K Presidential Financial Assistance for Yolanda survivors. The distribution was done at DSWD Field Office VIII where 177 residents from Barangay Salvacion, and 29 residents from Barangays Old San Agustin and Sugca gathered to receive […]

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DSWD-led Caravan in Daram highlights on children’s protection

06 October 2017

Tacloban City, October 5, 2017- Thru the convergence strategy, the Department of Social Welfare and Development led an Information Caravan named as DSWD May Malasakit Caravan, Friday, September 29 of this year, in Daram, Samar. It was conducted to bring programs and services of the DSWD and other partner agencies closer to the communities. For […]

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Rebuilding Lives, One Shelter at a Time: The DSWD Core Shelter Project

03 October 2017

  Allen, Northern Samar – Typhoon Nona survivors proudly showed the results of their efforts as they completed almost half of the targeted number of core shelters, in Felixville, Brgy. Sabang II, this municipality. The survivors have completed 25 shelters, and are still building an additional 33 shelters, with 2 more units for lay-out. These […]

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DSWD Is Prepared

25 September 2017

  The “ber” months are here – and so is the rainy season. With the storm season, DSWD stands ready for any emergencies that might occur. DSWD has already started pre-positioning food packs and non-food items in the event of emergencies. This prepositioning is being facilitated as a preparedness-response activity of the department to ensure […]

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Tacloban’s First Pilot Evacuation Center Now Ready!

22 September 2017

  Tacloban City- DSWD and the Local Government Unit of Tacloban City came together for a turn-over ceremony of Tacloban’s pilot Evacuation Center at Brgy. 91, Abucay, Tacloban City. This is the first evacuation center in the city which is funded by the national government. DSWD provided a fund of P10, 000,000.00, which was released […]

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Portrait of a responsive LGU

14 September 2017

  “Dako nga bulig an ESA para pagrehabilitate han mga damaged houses. Nagpapasalamat kami hin dako sa DSWD sa palaging maagap na suporta…thank you! Thank you so much!”   These are the words of Ma. Jean Valdez, a social welfare officer from Biri, Northern Samar which was one of the municipalities given emergency shelter assistance […]

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