DSWD celebrates Children’s Month for Children Evacuess

October is the month for children as this was tagged as the children’s month. A nationwide celebration for children to showcase their talents and skills. In line with the Children’s Month celebration, DSWD conducted a Children’s Congress for children evacuees from the armed conflict in Zamboanga City. This year, DSWD gave significance to affected children continue reading : DSWD celebrates Children’s Month for Children Evacuess

Geo-tagging of Kalahi-CIDSS sub-projects in Region 9 kicks off

With the goal of firming up the Project Information Management System and strengthening the practice of transparency in the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), the Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (Kalahi-CIDSS), the Agency’s community-driven (CDD) development program, started off the geo-tagging of sub-projects in some municipalities in the continue reading : Geo-tagging of Kalahi-CIDSS sub-projects in Region 9 kicks off

Assistance to Zambo evacuees now at P189.5M

Almost two months after the Zamboanga armed conflict, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has provided a total of P189.5 million worth of relief assistance to the evacuees. Around P120 million of the said assistance was in the form of cooked meals which DSWD provided to all evacuees at the height of the Zamboanga armed conflict.  The continue reading : Assistance to Zambo evacuees now at P189.5M

DSWD RESPONDS TO ALLEGATIONS OF ANOMALIES IN ZAMBO DISASTER OPERATIONS

DSWD IX Regional Director Zenaida Arevalo stated that the Department  (DSWD) welcomes factual feedback or complaints, especially those substantiated by evidence. Director Arevalo said this in response to an allegation being posted in facebook of reported padding in prices of the food packs provided to displaced families at the height of the Zamboanga armed conflict continue reading : DSWD RESPONDS TO ALLEGATIONS OF ANOMALIES IN ZAMBO DISASTER OPERATIONS

More relief goods arrive in Zamboanga City

Zamboanga City, September 22 – Two Philippine Coast Guard ships arrived in this city yesterday bringing in additional relief goods from the National Resource Operations Center (NROC) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) for the families affected by the crisis in the area. Social Welfare and Development Secretary Corazon Juliano-Soliman inspected the continue reading : More relief goods arrive in Zamboanga City

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) represented by Director Zenaida Arevalo of Regional Office IX recently signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the 52ndEngineering Brigade of the Armed Forces of the Philippines represented by Col. Reynaldo Mutiangpili for the construction of the 96 bunkhouses for victims of the armed conflict in Zamboanga who continue reading :

Camp management training for social workers in Zambo is ongoing

Around 100 social workers both from public and private sectors gathered today until tomorrow at the Marcian Hotel to participate in the training on camp coordination and camp management organized by the International Organization for Migration (IOM), according to Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office IX Director Zenaida Arevalo. The IOM is a continue reading : Camp management training for social workers in Zambo is ongoing

DSWD gives ‘pabaon’ packs to Zambo evacuees returning home

After the military has declared some areas to be safe, a number of evacuees from the armed conflict between government troops and Moro National Liberation Front-Misuari faction in Zamboanga City are now returning home. To ensure that those returning home will meet their daily food needs while starting anew, the Department of Social Welfare and continue reading : DSWD gives ‘pabaon’ packs to Zambo evacuees returning home