In 2015 and in the remaining time of our term, the Aquino administration will continue to tread that path, in fulfillment of our promise to deliver true and honest public service.
The DSWD-FIeld Office in the CARAGA region has already provided 18,475 family food packs worth P7.7 million as augmentation assistance to Agusan del Norte (9,200 food packs), Agusan del Sur (3,375), Surigao del Sur (5,400), and Surigao del Norte with (500).
More Filipinos were spared of firework-related injuries as the country welcomed the New Year with less firecrackers in families’ homes, and organized public firework displays in some communities.
The said food packs were part of the last tranche of relief goods for Typhoon Yolanda survivors, which were released to the CSWDO by DSWD last September 2014 with the specific instruction that those have to be distributed immediately to the intended beneficiaries.
Read the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council’s situation Report on the effects of tropical Storm Seniang, as of 6:00 a.m., December 31, 2014.
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) continues to assist local government units (LGU) in responding to the food and other needs in Seniang-affected areas in Visayas and Mindanao.