DSWD extends P42-M worth of aid to typhoon ‘Nona’ victims

December 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on DSWD extends P42-M worth of aid to typhoon ‘Nona’ victims 

MANILA, Dec. 16 — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said that P42,237,310 worth of relief assistance had been provided as of Wednesday morning to local government units (LGUs) in Regions IV-A (Calabarzon), V (Bicol), and VIII (Eastern Visayas) for distribution to families affected by typhoon "Nona."

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Recto appeals to budget Bicam not to touch PhP2.5-B hike for senior citizens' pension

December 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on Recto appeals to budget Bicam not to touch PhP2.5-B hike for senior citizens' pension 

By Jelly F. Recto

MANILA, Dec. 1 (PNA) – Senate President Pro-Tempore Ralph Recto appealed on Tuesday to the bicameral conference committee not to touch the PhP2.5-billion increase for indigent senior citizens' pension.

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DSWD encourages foster parenting in the Cordilleras

October 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on DSWD encourages foster parenting in the Cordilleras 

BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 28 – With data showing an increase in the number of “neglected children”, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Cordillera Regional Office is encouraging foster parenting for couples and individuals alike to be able to provide family care to children in this sector.

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Anti-Dengue Advocacy Activity

October 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Anti-Dengue Advocacy Activity 

151028155818Education Secretary Armin Luistro (center), Health Secretary Janette L. Garin (2nd from left), and Social Welfare and Development Secretary Corazon J. Soliman (4th from left) lead the ceremonial turnover of Insecticide- Treated Screens (ITS) to Marikina City Mayor Del de Guzman (4th from right) during the launching of the “Brigada Kalinisan Para sa Kalusugan” held in Parang Elementary School, Marikina City on Wednesday (Oct. 28, 2015). Also in photo are Rep. Romero Quimbo (left) and faculty officers of the Parang Elementary School. (PNA photo Marvie A. Lloren)
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DSWD-13 spearheads National Family Week celebration kick-off

September 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on DSWD-13 spearheads National Family Week celebration kick-off 

BUTUAN CITY, Sept. 21 — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) – Caraga, being the lead of the Regional Inter-Agency Committee on the Filipino Family (RIAC-FF) here in the region, spearheads the celebration of Family Week this year starting Monday morning until Friday.

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DSWD ready for Senate probe on “Yolanda donations”

September 20, 2015 by · Comments Off on DSWD ready for Senate probe on “Yolanda donations” 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Sept. 19 (PNA)–The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said Saturday that it welcomes the senate probe on relief goods and ‘Yolanda’ donations that will be initiated by Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago.

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Call made for expansion of Iran-Mexico energy cooperation

September 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on Call made for expansion of Iran-Mexico energy cooperation 

TEHRAN, Sept. 8 — Visiting Mexican Minister of Cooperative, Labor and Social Welfare Alfonso Navarrete Prida called for expansion of relations with Iran in energy fields.

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Lowering the health risks of teen pregnancy

September 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Lowering the health risks of teen pregnancy 

150831154714Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Corazon J. Soliman (center) enjoys listening to the discussion of a group of senior high school students on how to lower the health risks of teen pregnancy during the Launching of the Youth Development Session (YDS) of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) on Monday (August 31, 2015) at Tandang Sora National High School in Novaliches, Quezon City. The launching of the project was in partnership with the Department of Education (DepEd) and the National Youth Commission (NYC). (PNA photo by Oliver Marquez)
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DSWD: Newborn baby on viral video is now out of the hospital care

August 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on DSWD: Newborn baby on viral video is now out of the hospital care 

MANILA, Aug. 28 — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said on Friday the newborn baby seen on a viral video being slapped continuously by his mother was cleared for discharge from the hospital on Aug. 26.

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Plant now pay later scheme on in Pangasinan town

August 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on Plant now pay later scheme on in Pangasinan town 

MALASIQUI, Pangasinan, Aug. 11 — A plant now, pay later scheme has been implemented in this town for accredited farmers associations under the Bottom Up Budgeting (BUB) program of the Department of Agriculture (DA).

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