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

Photo from Defense Sec. Delfin Lorenzana Facebook page

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

Army, police assisted in the construction of fishpond in Zamboanga del Norte

Photo courtesy of Kalinaw ug Kauswagan 97IB

The Army’s 97th Infantry “Kalasaglahi” Battalion (97thIB) and the Community Support Program (CSP) team of the Zamboanga del Norte Provincial Mobile Force Company (ZNPMFC) assisted residents in creating a fishpond in Barangay New Rizal, Sergio Osmea, Zamboanga del Norte on Sunday (July 25, 2021). This effort is preparing Barangay New Rizal for the government’s livelihood… Continue reading Army, police assisted in the construction of fishpond in Zamboanga del Norte

Army, police continue to provide community support to Zambo del Norte barangays

Kalinaw ug Kauswagan 97IB

The Army’s 97th Infantry “Kalasaglahi” Battalion (97th IB) and the Zamboanga del Norte Provincial Mobile Force Company (ZNPMFC) Community Support Program (CSP) of Barangay Bagumbayan, Sergio Osmeña Sr, Zamboanga Del Norte continues to conduct various activities for the development and sustainment of the said barangay, which has been cleared of Communist Terrorist Groups. On July… Continue reading Army, police continue to provide community support to Zambo del Norte barangays

Eleazar orders immediate dismissal of Abu Sayyaf Group-linked PNP civilian personnel

PNP PIO photo

On Monday, Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Gen. Guillermo Eleazar ordered the conduct of immediate dismissal proceedings against the non-uniformed personnel who turned out to be an Abu Sayyaf Group finance and logistical liaison officer. Eleazar ordered the Internal Affairs Service to expedite Masckur Adoh Patarasa’s summary dismissal proceedings from the Banguingui Municipal Police Station… Continue reading Eleazar orders immediate dismissal of Abu Sayyaf Group-linked PNP civilian personnel

PNP Maritime Group plans to hire more personnel, acquire new boats

Photo by Liwayway Yparraguirre

By setting a goal of 1,000 recruits this year and purchasing new boats, the Philippine National Police Maritime Group (PNP-MG) is boosting its assets and human resources. In an interview on Saturday, MG Director Brig. Gen. John Mitchell Jamili noted that 377 new recruits have taken their oath for the first cycle of recruiting, and… Continue reading PNP Maritime Group plans to hire more personnel, acquire new boats

Abra police officers applauded for assisting a girl with cerebral palsy

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The Philippine National Police (PNP) chief, Gen. Guillermo Eleazar, praised police officers from two Abra municipal stations for collaborating to care for an 11-year-old girl with cerebral palsy. Eleazar praised the Pearrubia and Bucay municipal police stations, particularly Bucay police Cpl. Rochelle Venus Palino, for providing “genuine care” to children. “I commend Cpl. Palino and… Continue reading Abra police officers applauded for assisting a girl with cerebral palsy