UCT PROGRAM DSWD-7 to make sure cash aid goes to Train-hit poor

Futch Anthony Inso 02/24/2018

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)-7 will start validating potential beneficiaries of the Duterte administration’s Unconditional Cash Transfer (UCT) program. The program aims to help poor households in their daily living amid the increasing prices…

Gov’t launches medical aid desk

Morexette Erram 02/12/2018

Malasakit Desk is 24/7 one stop shop for indigents A one-stop shop to process the medical assistance claims of indigents was launched by President Rodrigo Duterte at the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC) during his Cebu…

Slain sergeant’s kin asks for Duterte aid

Benjie Talisic 02/11/2018

The family and friends of slain Air Force Staff Sergeant Mark Herbert Oberes bid their final farewell to him yesterday and pleaded to President Rodrigo Duterte to help expedite the investigation into his murder. Clad in white…

Family of drowning victims receive P10K cash aid

Morexette Erram 02/07/2018

The family of the mother and daughter who drowned after a banca they rode in capsized off the waters off Camotes Island will receive P10,000 in cash aid from the provincial government. Marivic Garces, chief of the…

Ormoc quake victims get P1-M aid

PR 01/30/2018

The candidates for Binibining Cebu 2017 travelled to Ormoc City last December 9 to visit the families affected by the earthquake that hit the city in the middle of 2017. The candidates headed by Binibining Cebu 2017…

Pasil fire victims get aid from SM mall employees

PR 01/22/2018

SM Foundation Inc., through the management of SM Seaside City Cebu, distributed relief items to the fire victims in Barangay Pasil, Cebu City last January 17. A massive fire hit a residential area in Barangay Pasil, Cebu…

Tomas to give legal aid to former market chief

Ador Vincent Mayol, Inna Gian Mejia 01/09/2018

Former City Market administrator Winefredo Miro will receive legal assistance as he faces the murder charges filed against him in relation to Barangay Ermita chairman Felicisimo Rupinta’s death. In yesterday’s press conference, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña…

Kalunasan families ask Capitol’s aid on homes

Morexette B. Erram, Nestle L. Semilla 01/08/2018

Fearing they may lose their homes, about 23 families or 100 residents of Sitio Oprra in Barangay Kalunasan, Cebu City asked for help from the Cebu provincial government yesterday. The Kalunasan People’s Initiative Association Inc., represented by…

Financial aid, relocation for TS Agaton victims

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/03/2018

Seven towns and two cities in southern Cebu have been identified by the provincial government as badly hit by Tropical Storm Agaton. “We have given support and cash assistance to the families of the casualties, which we…

Families of fallen and wounded Marawi soldiers receive cash aid

Doris Mae Mondragon 12/21/2017

TO defend the country and bring honor to fellow soldiers who were killed in the Marawi siege, is the greatest reward that 1st Lieutenant Christopher Montecillo has received. Montecillo, of barangay Talamban, Cebu City, was one of…

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