According to DSWD, at least 10,405 families or 40,565 individuals in 39 barangays and 7 municipalities in Albay are affected by Mayon's impending eruption
A total of 10 million families would benefit from the Unconditional Cash Transfer (UCT) scheme, says the Department of Social Welfare and Development
Beneficiaries of 'Kwarta sa Basura' will upcycle waste materials, unwanted products, and other by-products into usable materials
'All in all, the first package of TRAIN was an opportunity to correct many problems that have long ailed our tax system. While a step in the right direction, many of TRAIN’s well-meaning provisions got watered down by politicians.'
MovePH, Rappler’s civic engagement arm, hopes that the social impact of these efforts it initiated or supported in 2017 will fuel sustained action that will transform courage into action in 2018
More volunteers are needed. 'Your time is the most precious gift you have given those in need this holiday season', says DSWD OIC Emmanuel Leyco.
'This EU contribution underlines our commitment to the people of the Philippines, many of whom have suffered great losses as a result of Tropical Storm Vinta and are in dire need of immediate assistance,' said EU's Christos Stylianides.
DSWD distributes cash aid to affected areas in the municipalities of Bacolod Kalawi, Madalum, Wato Balindong, and Tugaya in Lanao del Sur
The DSWD gives assurances that its personnel in affected areas are working round the clock, even on Christmas, to attend to needs of evacuees
DSWD is calling for volunteers to repack relief goods at the National Resource Operations Center in Chapel Road, Pasay City
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(UPDATED) The Department of Social Welfare and Development has provided assistance to affected families in Bicol, Western Visayas, Central Visayas, and Eastern Visayas
Some 365,000 food packs are also on standby for those affected by Tropical Depression Urduja
'Can I say, I am thinking about it?' says Senator Loren Legarda on talks she would be the next Department of Social Welfare and Development secretary
(UPDATED) DSWD says it, together with local government units, has provided P718,995 worth of assistance to those affected by the typhoon
According to DSWD officer-in-charge Emmanuel Leyco, the response cluster will provide emergency response and humanitarian assistance to affected areas
Once the moratorium is lifted, around 48,000 additional families may be accepted into the anti-poverty program
The Department of Social Welfare and Development says it will listen to the families and work with them as they recover from the crisis
(UPDATED) Job order and contract of service workers will be hired through manning agencies by 2019 under Joint Circular 1 released by the Department of Budget and Management, Commission on Audit, and Civil Service Commission
DSWD OIC Emmanuel Leyco says the department is focused on providing sustainable livelihood projects to the displaced families, which would allow them to regain control of their lives
Vendors and street dwellers are told to steer away from the streets for a week or two if they do not want to be rounded up by the police
(UPDATED) 'We have helped the people of the Philippines with the war in Marawi, now we're determined to help you win the peace, and that's our commitment,' says Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull
Philippine Red Cross Secretary-General Oscar Palabyab says the issues against the organization are 'now being sensationalized to the prejudice of the PRC'
At least 17,447 families or 64,659 individuals are affected by floods and landslides in the region
The amount will be recovered through a payment adjustment system, says the Department of Social Welfare and Development
4Ps director Leonardo Reynoso says that despite the COA findings, they still need to validate the real conditions of the 1.3 million beneficiaries that have already crossed the poverty line
The Commission on Audit advises the Department of Social Welfare and Development to fix its data collection first to screen potential beneficiaries properly
The actor and peace advocate launches 'Tindig Marawi', a movement that aims to gather support from individuals, corporations, and organizations for the rebuilding efforts in Marawi City
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The Department of Social Welfare and Development calls for close coordination among the evacuees, barangays, and social welfare offices
Food packs will be given to those who stayed in evacuation centers and those who fled to homes of relatives or friends
'Her ugliness is extraordinary,' writes Assistant Secretary Lorraine Marie Badoy on her blog and Facebook
Family members of government contract of service workers are now entitled to receive medical benefits through the Department of Social Welfare and Development’s free medicine program
The DSWD Calabarzon field office already responded by sending non-food items, composing of 500 pieces of malong, sleeping mats, and kitchen utensils
Senior citizen Eduardo Albonia is among the Sampung Ulirang Nakatatanda awardees for his volunteer work at Group Home, a shelter for abandoned elderly women
Former Daanbantayan, Cebu mayor Augusto Corro initially disqualified residents of a 'no-build zone' from receiving financial aid, but it is later found that their area is not considered a danger zone
How can the Philippine government implement a universal social pension?
Advocates and lawmakers call for the passage of a measure that seeks to establish a universal social pension system for Filipino elderly
Over P7 billion worth of funds for the Supplementary Feeding Program remain unliquidated by local government units
Mary Mitzi Cajayon-Uy is the Executive Director of the Council for the Welfare of Children under the Department of Social Welfare and Development – the implementing agency of her alleged ghost projects
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Newly-acquired communication equipment will be tested during the 3rd Nationwide Simultaneous Earthquake Drill on Wednesday, September 27
Majority of the unfilled positions are memorandum of agreement workers under contract-based arrangements with the DSWD
Also indicted is former Social Welfare secretary Esperanza Cabral for facilitating the anomalous transaction
President Rodrigo Duterte appoints to the DSWD former Gabriela Women s Partylist Representative Luz Ilagan who also hails from Davao
The welfare department says at least 221 families or 924 persons were affected by the heavy downpour and flooding caused by Maring which hit Luzon as a tropical depression
Two minors – aged 12 and 13 – have already been released while 8 are still detained without a court order
Amadeuz Celestial 60th Infantry Battalion mediator says the tribal leaders did not approve people from the Department of Social Welfare and Development DSWD conducting the agency’s one stop service