NTF-ELCAC condemns alleged NPA attack on evacuees during Typhoon Odette

The National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) condemned the alleged attack carried out by the rebel New Peoples’ Army (NPA) during the height of the preemptive evacuation due to typhoon Odette. At the online press conference, NTF-ELCAC spokesperson Jonathan Malaya said how can the public believe that the rebels are fighting… Continue reading NTF-ELCAC condemns alleged NPA attack on evacuees during Typhoon Odette

8ID continues humanitarian assistance efforts for typhoon victims in Southern Leyte

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More than two weeks after Typhoon Odette wreaked havoc on Southern Leyte, the Army’s 8th Infantry Division is still providing humanitarian aid to typhoon victims. On December 28, the Army’s 802nd Infantry Brigade and 93rd Infantry Battalion teamed up with the SM Foundation’s Operation Tulong Express and SM Cares to assist typhoon-affected families in San… Continue reading 8ID continues humanitarian assistance efforts for typhoon victims in Southern Leyte

74 of 81 provinces passed resolutions declaring CPP-NPA-NDF as persona non grata — NTF-ELCAC

The final chapter of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front’s (CPP-NPA-NDF) reign of terror has now been written off as more local government units (LGUs) have joined this administration in condemning the atrocities of these lawless groups by declaring as persona non grata in their respective localities. At the weekly virtual… Continue reading 74 of 81 provinces passed resolutions declaring CPP-NPA-NDF as persona non grata — NTF-ELCAC

More landing crafts loaded with much-needed relief items arrive in Siargao Island

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The BRP Iwak arrived in the afternoon of December 22 on Typhoon Odette-devastated Dapa, Siargao Island. The Navy ship carried various relief products from the Office of the Vice President, Naval Task Group NCR, Jam Pinaroc, Maynilad Water Services, Inc., and other relief goods consolidated from the Philippine Fleet’s various units, non-governmental organizations, and private… Continue reading More landing crafts loaded with much-needed relief items arrive in Siargao Island

BRP Tarlac transports relief goods, brings Marine HADR unit and other critical equipment for Odette-hit areas in Visayas, Mindanao

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BRP Tarlac (LD601), a Philippine Navy landing dock, departed from Pier 13, South Harbor, Manila on December 22 for a sealift and humanitarian assistance and disaster response (HADR) mission to areas severely devastated by Typhoon Odette in Visayas and Mindanao. The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), the Department of Health (DOH), the Rotary… Continue reading BRP Tarlac transports relief goods, brings Marine HADR unit and other critical equipment for Odette-hit areas in Visayas, Mindanao

BRP Gabriela Silang travel to Western Visayas, Northeastern Mindanao to deliver aid to Typhoon Odette-affected localities

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BRP Gabriela Silang (OPV-8301) traveled from Port Area, Manila to Western Visayas and Northeastern Mindanao at 12 PM to deliver aid to families severely affected by Typhoon Odette. Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) personnel worked together to load boxes of food packs, rice, purified drinking water, medicine, vitamins, medical supplies, hygiene kits, trauma kits, portable stretchers,… Continue reading BRP Gabriela Silang travel to Western Visayas, Northeastern Mindanao to deliver aid to Typhoon Odette-affected localities

PCG assists repatriation of a stranded fisherman who got stranded off Bajo de Masinloc waters

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Avelino P. Montibon, a Filipino fisherman from Barangay Calapandayan, Subic, Zambales, was safely repatriated by the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Task Force Bayanihan Returning Overseas Filipinos (TFBROF) and PCG Station Zambales upon his arrival at the NAIA Terminal 2 on Tuesday, December 14, 2021. Montibon was fishing off the coast of Bajo de Masinloc on October 17,… Continue reading PCG assists repatriation of a stranded fisherman who got stranded off Bajo de Masinloc waters

73 former rebels receive assistance in Aurora

The Philippine Army’s 91st Infantry (SINAGTALA) Battalion has teamed up with the Department of Social Welfare and Development and the Department of Trade and Industry to help 73 former rebels in Aurora start their lives together with their families, especially this Christmas. The DSWD distributed a total of P210,000 in financial support to 70 FRs,… Continue reading 73 former rebels receive assistance in Aurora

DSWD provides P5.8M in monetary assistance to households affected by COVID-19 pandemic in Eastern Samar

According to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), at least P5.8 million in monetary assistance has been delivered to low income families in Eastern Samar who have been displaced by the current health crisis. During the distribution, which took place from September 17 to 20, 2021, each of the 1,960 families received PHP3,000… Continue reading DSWD provides P5.8M in monetary assistance to households affected by COVID-19 pandemic in Eastern Samar

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