Aid for vaccinated seniors in Mandaue mulled

Mary Rose Sagarino 11/05/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Vaccinated senior citizens in Mandaue City may receive additional aid from the city government. Subangdaku Barangay Captain Ernie Manatad, who is also the president of the Association of Barangay Councils and chairman of…

Aid to PUV drivers amid unstoppable oil price hikes: P1B in cash grants

Ben O. de Vera - Reporter / @bendeveraINQ 10/25/2021

MANILA, Philippines—The government will give away cash grants totaling P1 billion to at least 178,000 registered drivers of public utility vehicles (PUVs), like jeepneys and buses, to help ease the impact of a continuing increase in oil…

In Photos: Lapu-Lapu City gov’t sends aid to Brgy Basak fire victims

Doris C. Bongcac 05/03/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The Lapu-Lapu City government already sent aid to individuals who were displaced by the Sunday afternoon fire that hit Sitio Caimitohan in Barangay Basak. Mayor Junard Chan said that the fire victims received…

Oponganons receive financial assistance from DSWD-7

Futch Anthony Inso 12/21/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—A total of 5,000 residents here have received their financial assistance worth P1,500 each from the Department of Social Welfare and Development in Region 7 (DSWD-7). The distribution started last December 10 and 11, 2020…

Gifts continue to pour in for elderly from Minglanila

Immae Lachica 12/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The gifts continue to pour in for Tatay Pepe from Minglanilla town in southern Cebu. This after netizen Jay-r de la Calzada surprised the 76-year-old elderly living alone in Barangay Manduwang with a cane and LED…

DSWD-7 ready to send aid to Luzon typhoon victims

Futch Anthony Inso 11/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines- The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) said it is willing and can send family food packs (FFPs) to victims of the recent typhoon in Luzon. “We are ready,” DSWD-7…

Help from Cebu City is on its way

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City’s aid to the typhoon-stricken island province of Catanduanes is on its way. 60 personnel along with relief goods and financial aid were sent off on board BRP Batak 299, which departed the Naval…

4k families in Mandaue receive cash, food assistance after floods

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Over 4,000 families who were affected by recent flash floods in Mandaue City have received cash aid and relief packs from the government. The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7), in…

Cebu City gov’t to focus aid on lockdown areas

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government will now focus the relief aid to lockdown areas only — now that the quarantine restrictions have begun to ease out under the modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ). Lawyer…

Cebu City gov’t to provide aid for residents

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said the city will try to help the residents who will be affected by this stricter Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ). Labella said that the city has allotted P500…

Pope Francis urges aid to migrants and end to Libya fighting

06/15/2020

VATICAN CITY  — Pope Francis on Sunday urged political and military leaders in Libya to end their hostilities and called on the international community to take “to heart” the plight of migrants trapped in the lawless nation.…

Labella wants protocol studied for PWDs aid distribution

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said that before the city could distribute the financial assistance to persons with disability (PWDs), the city would have to refine the protocols for the distribution. In a…

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