KIDAPAWAN CITY, North Cotabato, Mar. 3 (PIA)—Some 747 farm animals in conflict-affected villages in Pikit town were treated by the Office of the Provincial Veterinarian (OPVet).
Dr. Rufino Sorupia, provincial veterinarian, said the program tagged as “Sagip Hayop” was conducted in at least five evacuation centers in Bulol, Inug-ug, Gli-gli, Batulawan and Poblacion.
According to him, the move was aimed at providing medications and vitamin supplementation to sick farm animals to help them recover from the pressure brought about by evacuation.
The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has released P1.15 billion to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) for the implementation of infrastructure projects in various regions affected by Typhoon Yolanda.
MANILA, March 2 -- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has allotted 4.85 million pesos for the residence affected by the ongoing armed conflict in Maguindanao, Palace said on Sunday.
"Naglaan na ang DSWD ng tulong na nagkakahalaga ng P4,850,000 para sa pagkain at iba pang serbisyo," said Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr., on Sunday.
MANILA, Feb. 25 -- The Palace said it remains hopeful that the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) would stick to its commitment to peace, despite the bloody Mamasapano clash and the delay in the deliberations of the Bangsamoro Basic Law by Congress.
Congress has to complete the deliberations on the BBL at the committee level before adjourning on March 20, and resume deliberations at the plenary level when sessions resume on May 4.
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has released P1.4 billion in emergency shelter assistance (ESA) to local government units (LGU) in Western Visayas for the survivors of Typhoon Yolanda.
Under the guidelines, beneficiaries of the ESA are families who have no permanent source of income or whose income is below the poverty threshold of the region; those whose houses were either partially or totally damaged and who have not received a similar assistance from other agencies or non-government institutions.