The Department of Social Welfare and Development –Field Office VI (DSWD-FO VI) will release the shelter assistance, amounting to P8.2 million, for the municipality of San Dionisio in Iloilo by the first week of May, assured DSWD- FO VI Regional Director Rebecca Geamala.
The Municipality of San Dionisio is one of those where the DSWD implements directly the payout of the shelter assistance in as much as the local government unit does not have exemption from the election ban.
SIMUAY, Sultan Kudarat, Apr. 29 -- Decommissioned members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) are set to start a new chapter in their lives after graduating from their respective intensive skills training courses. The graduating batch was awarded their certificates of training completion in a simple ceremony held at the Old Provincial Capitol last April 25.
COTABATO CITY, Apr. 27 (PIA) – As the number of municipalities being affected of the continuous dry spell increases, the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) conducts six days of simultaneous relief operations in the provinces of Maguindanao and Lanao del Sur.
Thirteen municipalities are heavily affected by the El Niño phenomenon, 10 in Maguindanao and 3 in Lanao del Sur.
The distribution started on April 19-21 and will continue on April 28-30, 2016.
ILOILO CITY, April 27 (PIA6) – Drones were flown over agricultural areas in drought-stricken Iloilo Province to advance aerial assessment procedures and inform disaster preparedness and response efforts.
The mission was deployed by the Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) as a follow on to the launch of its joint initiative in March, which integrates the use of drone technology in agriculture disaster risk reduction and management (DRRM).
DAVAO CITY April 26 (PIA)–A total of P 89,399,915.75 to date was provided by the Department of Social Welfare and Development-XI (DSWD-XI) to help out families affected by the drought due to El Niňo.
Under the Cash-For-Work for Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation (CCAM), a total of P 80.2-million was extended to 15 municipalities in Davao Del Sur and Davao Occidental, said Assistant Regional Director for Operations of DSWD Rebecca A. Santamaria.