The Department of Labor and Employment provides work for those displaced by the Marawi conflict. For 30 days, they will receive a daily minimum wage of P300.
An estimated number of 97,788 families from Marawi or 438,701 evacuees are staying with their relatives or friends in surrounding regions
But Social Welfare Secretary Judy Taguiwalo clarifies that the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program will continue to operate
The National Council on Disability Affairs trains persons with disabilities to make them qualified for job opportunities online
Relatives of deceased centenarians as well as centenarians abandoned by their families must submit documents to their local social welfare office to claim the money
A total of 1,837 families or 9,185 persons living in Leyte are displaced by the earthquake
Violence may have become the new normal but people are not letting it get in the way of their lives
The Commission on Audit also notes that P7.659 billion of CCT funds released through the Landbank of the Philippines remain unaccounted for
The Center for Women’s Resources says pregnant women require proper nutrition and pre-natal check-ups which are not readily available in evacuation centers
President Rodrigo Duterte accepts the check donation from Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jianhua on Tuesday, June 27
A program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development hopes to 'give former drug dependents a sense of responsibility and belonging' while 'strengthening the disaster resilience and response of communities'
President Duterte has criticized the past government for the slow rehab of Eastern Visayas. What happens when he tells agencies he is getting impatient?
Lola Ayoy of Juban, Sorsogon, is still not taking any maintenance medicine at age 100
Eid'l Fitr or the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan falls on Monday, June 26
(UPDATED) P4,000 in cash will also be provided to each family to help them start a new life in Marawi
In these formal or informal areas, women and children can feel safe – free from violence, trauma, and threats
'Tutulungan ko kayo hanggang relocation. And then, we will rehabilitate ang Marawi. Gaganda iyon ulit,' says President Rodrigo Duterte as he visits evacuees staying in Iligan City
In Caloocan, 72-year-old Arturo Fabular walks for 10 hours each day to sell ice drop candy just to make ends meet
Several media organizations reported on Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial's statement that she claimed she never said
P1,000 is intended for food assistance during Ramadan, while the remaining P4,000 will be for transportation and other needs
The DSWD thanks the many groups and individuals who continue to send goods and cash to victims of the Marawi conflict
The clashes in Marawi City have displaced 222,108 people as of June 7, according to the DSWD
A young Maranao student-volunteer in an evacuation center in Iligan City builds a bridge of solidarity between Muslim and Christian evacuees and responders
'The DSWD continues to assist the affected families both in the evacuation centers and those staying outside evacuation centers,' Social Secretary Judy Taguiwalo says
Those interested to help may send in-kind or cash donations to the Department of Social Welfare and Development
'We need to improve our camp management to incorporate child-friendly spaces, breastfeeding nooks, and prayer rooms,' says Social Welfare Secretary Judy Taguiwalo
(UPDATED) From 55,095 people as of May 28, the crisis has now forced a total of 71,115 people to flee their homes
The Department of Social Welfare and Development says it will provide assistance even to evacuees staying in their neighbors' or relatives' houses
Through social media, Agos, Tabang Sibilyan, and government help, a father brings his wife to a hospital in Iligan City, where she gives birth to a healthy baby boy
A total of P1.3 billion worth of stockpile and standby funds are also available, according to the Department of Social Welfare and Development
'Punta sila sa mga nakaupo nating local government officials at sa ating mga DSWD focal persons ... humingi ng tamang instructions,' says DSWD Undersecretary Hope Hervilla
Department of Education schools will not be used as evacuation centers for those affected by the clashes between the military and the Maute terrorist group
The Department of Social Welfare and Development says 3 evacuation centers are also in place in neighboring Iligan City, as families begin fleeing Marawi City
'Naghahanap siya ng boto, [so] she should behave. Hindi 'yung parang nananakot or nang-iintimidate,' says Senator Panfilo Lacson after DSWD Secretary Judy Taguiwalo said the CA is subjecting her to 'torture'
The delay in her confirmation as DSWD secretary is a form of 'torture,' says Judy Taguiwalo
Inspirational stories from single mothers of various circumstances
Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III says a measure amending the Solo Parents' Welfare Act could be passed by December
Senator Tito Sotto justifies using on DSWD Secretary Judy Taguiwalo a joke from his noontime show, saying those who got offended were being 'overly sensitive'
(UPDATED) The DSWD chief, during her confirmation hearing, replies: 'Senator Sotto, I teach women's studies. We respect all kinds of families and that includes solo parents'
Agham supports the online campaign '#ConfirmGina, #ConfirmKaPaeng, #ConfirmTaguiwalo', urging the Commission on Appointments to give its nod to the appointment of the progressive Cabinet secretaries
The CCT program, which provides direct cash assistance to the poorest Filipinos, owes millions to government partners that facilitated the money transfer
DSWD field offices are on standby to extend assistance to affected local government units
(UPDATED) The Office of Civil Defense advises travelers not to proceed to seaports after the cancellation of sea trips due to Tropical Depression Crising
A day after Social Welfare Secretary Judy Taguiwalo visited Tingloy town in Batangas, relief goods start to come in as promised
'We will immediately deliver water and additional food packs even on Holy Thursday,' says Social Welfare Secretary Judy Taguiwalo
The release of the 40 detained Kadamay members comes ahead of the courts’ closure for the Holy Week