Army launches rescue and relief efforts for Typhoon Odette-affected localities

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The Philippine Army units in the Visayas and Mindanao commenced on Friday, December 17, 2021, humanitarian assistance and disaster-response efforts in towns devastated by Typhoon Odette. Various troops of the Army’s 4th Infantry Division conducted rescue and relief operations in towns devastated by Odette, the country’s fiercest tropical cyclone this year. In Patin-ay, Prosperidad, Agusan del… Continue reading Army launches rescue and relief efforts for Typhoon Odette-affected localities

AFP deployed units for relief missions in Typhoon Odette-affected localities

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) announced on Friday that its units are now conducting disaster response operations in regions devastated by Typhoon Odette. According to AFP spokesperson Army Col. Ramon Zagala, this is being done in close conjunction with the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC). “In close coordination with the… Continue reading AFP deployed units for relief missions in Typhoon Odette-affected localities

Army Reservists launch humanitarian assistance, disaster response efforts during Typhoon Odette

Army reservists from the 1502nd Community Defense Center in Agusan del Sur on Thursday, December 16, 2021, began humanitarian relief and disaster-response operations in communities hit by Typhoon Odette. “Staying true to our mandate, we are always ready to assist in relief and rescue efforts, especially during calamities,” said Lt. Col. Maria Teresa Baylon (Res),… Continue reading Army Reservists launch humanitarian assistance, disaster response efforts during Typhoon Odette

NTF-ELCAC’s farm-to-market road project to ease transport of agricultural goods in Antique

The National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) on December 15, 2021 will break ground a P20 million farm-to-market road (FMR) leading to Barangay Bulan-bulan in San Remigio, Antique, funded by its Barangay Development Program (BDP). According to Provincial Engineer Inocencio Dajao, once completed, the FMR will make it easier to transport… Continue reading NTF-ELCAC’s farm-to-market road project to ease transport of agricultural goods in Antique

NTF-ELCAC’s farm-to-market road projects launched in 3 insurgency-cleared villages in Negros Occidental

Three communities in San Carlos City, Negros Occidental, that have been cleared of insurgents will soon have better access roads for transferring their farm produce to the city main. On Tuesday, the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) began concreting farm-to-market road projects in the mountain barangays of Codcod, Nataban, and… Continue reading NTF-ELCAC’s farm-to-market road projects launched in 3 insurgency-cleared villages in Negros Occidental

Antique LGUs receives P11M-worth family food packs from DSWD in the 1st semester of 2021

The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Western Visayas (DSWD-6) has been delivering family food packs to local government units (LGUs) in Antique to supplement their decreasing resources. In an interview on Wednesday, DSWD Antique chief Melrose Amaran said that in the first semester of 2021, the province’s 18 municipalities received 23,969 family food… Continue reading Antique LGUs receives P11M-worth family food packs from DSWD in the 1st semester of 2021

About 1.2 million ECQ-affected residents in Visayas, Mindanao receive AICS

More than 1.2 million individual in Visayas and Mindanao who were affected by the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) have received special monetary assistance from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)’s Special Assistance to Individuals in Crisis Situation (AICS). As of Wednesday (August 11), 312,240 qualified families or 1,248,965 individuals had received special AICS… Continue reading About 1.2 million ECQ-affected residents in Visayas, Mindanao receive AICS

DSWD has released P86M aid to ECQ-affected Ilonggos

Around 27,756 families from seven municipalities in Iloilo province got monetary assistance on Wednesday (August 4, 2021), according to the Department of Social Welfare and Development – Region VI (DSWD VI). As of noontime, 7,503 families from the municipalities of Anilao, 1,451 from Barotac Nuevo, 735 from Bingawan, 10,047 from Maasin, 6,768 from Mina, 567… Continue reading DSWD has released P86M aid to ECQ-affected Ilonggos

AFP, PNP provide free rides to APORs in select routes during heightened ECQ

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For the whole enhanced community quarantine period in Metro Manila and adjacent regions, the police and military are providing free rides to authorized persons outside of residence (APORs) on specified routes. The Libreng Sakay program of the Philippine National Police (PNP) is available on ten routes everyday from 5 AM to 9 AM and 5… Continue reading AFP, PNP provide free rides to APORs in select routes during heightened ECQ

DSWD disburses more than P3.57 billion in ‘special ayuda’ to ECQ communities in Visayas, Mindanao

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has so far distributed more than P3.57 billion in “special” cash assistance to local government units (LGUs) in Western Visayas and Northern Mindanao under the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). The DSWD said its Field Office VI has already released over P2.6 billion in funds to benefit around… Continue reading DSWD disburses more than P3.57 billion in ‘special ayuda’ to ECQ communities in Visayas, Mindanao