BIFF rebels behind Maguindanao explosion — Army, Datu Piang LGU

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The outlawed Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) have been blamed by the military and local officials for an explosion at a town plaza in Datu Piang, Maguindanao on Saturday, September 18, 2021, that injured eight people. “The improvised bomb used by the perpetrators were similar to those that were used by the BIFF,” said Lt.… Continue reading BIFF rebels behind Maguindanao explosion — Army, Datu Piang LGU

P1.2-M DSWD SAP turned over to Pagudpud town

According to Provincial Social Welfare and Development officer Corazon Lilian Celia Rin, around P1.2 million in funds from the Department of Social Welfare and Development’s (DSWD) social amelioration program (SAP) were distributed to at least 85 beneficiaries in Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte, for their livelihood. The grant, according to Rin, is intended to help recipients cope… Continue reading P1.2-M DSWD SAP turned over to Pagudpud town

Army ranking official succumbs to COVID-19

1st Infantry Division assistant commander Brig. Gen. Bagnus Gaerlan Jr. died of COVID-19 around 5 AM today at a Pagadian City hospital, according to his colleagues at the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) Class of 1989. “It is with deep sadness that we would like to inform the friends and relatives of our mistah, Brig. Gen.… Continue reading Army ranking official succumbs to COVID-19

Solano elders receive pension benefits from DSWD

The indigent senior citizens in Solano, Nueva Vizcaya recently received pension benefits from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). The P3,000 stipend for senior citizen, according to Mayor Eufemia Dacayo, will cover the months of July to December 2021. “We thank the DSWD for giving this assistance to our poor elderlies. The earlier… Continue reading Solano elders receive pension benefits from DSWD

AFP chief tests positive for COVID-19

Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief-of-staff, Lt. Gen. Jose Faustino Jr., reported on Monday afternoon that he tested positive for the COVID-19 through a reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test. “I received confirmation that I have tested positive to COVID-19 with the result of my RT-PCR this afternoon,” he said in a statement. Antigen… Continue reading AFP chief tests positive for COVID-19

Army conducts cleanliness drive at Misamis Occidental

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The 10th Infantry (STEADY… ON) troopers conducted Cleanliness Drive at Rizal National High School, Brgy U-Rizal, Oroquieta City, Misamis Occidental in connection with Brigada Eskwela 2021 on Friday, August 20, 2021. The activity is part of a school-wide initiative to prepare the school for the start of classes in September. Because of the COVID-19 danger,… Continue reading Army conducts cleanliness drive at Misamis Occidental

7IB, Bagumbayan LGU distributed DSWD cash assistance and food packs in ELCAC barangay

7th Infantry - TAPAT Battalion

The 7th Infantry (TAPAT) Battalion, Department of Social Welfare and Development – Region XII, and the Local Government Unit of Bagumbayan gave monetary assistance and food packs to the IP community of Brgy Monteverde, Bagumbayan, Sultan Kudarat on Monday, August 16, 2021. The activity was attended by Hon. Jonalette E. De Pedro, Mayor of Bagumbayan;… Continue reading 7IB, Bagumbayan LGU distributed DSWD cash assistance and food packs in ELCAC barangay

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

Army, other stakeholders give 12K hot meals to NCR residents during ECQ

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The Joint Task Force-National Capital Region (JTF-NCR) of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and its other stakeholders have given 12,000 hot meals to Metro Manila residents affected by the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). The hot meal distribution was carried out with the cooperation of the AFP Logistics Support Command, 7th Civil Relations Group, and… Continue reading Army, other stakeholders give 12K hot meals to NCR residents during ECQ