Minors now account for most theft and robbery incidents in Carcar City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/18/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The rise in juvenile criminality in Carcar City is a concern that needs to be addressed and focused on, the city’s top police official said. Police Lieutenant Colonel Ardioleto Cabagnot, chief of…

Residents of Consolacion aid from AICS program 

Mary Rose Sagarino 06/06/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—About 400 residents in Consolacion town have received P2,000 during the ceremonial distribution of the Assistance to Individual in Crisis Situation (AICS) at the town’s gymnasium on Monday, June 6, 2022. The 400 beneficiaries were…

DSWD turns over P18.9 M isolation facility to Alegria town

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 05/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has unveiled one of its biggest isolation facilities in Cebu Province through the Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (KALAHI-CIDSS) in…

CHR-7 to probe children used as human shields in Carbon clashes

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Commission on Human Rights in Central Visayas (CHR-7) will be investigating the incidents at the Carbon Market where children were allegedly used as human shields by vendors to push back market personnel.…

Cebu City receives P54M in financial aid for Odette affected families

Vhenna Mantilla 03/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu City Government has received a total of P54 million in financial assistance from the national government and other donors for the families affected by Supertyphoon Odette. Dr. Ester Concha, who oversees…

DSWD-7 has already distributed aid to 461K families in the region

Mary Rose Sagarino 12/28/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development Office in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) has already served 461,000 families in the region who were affected by the destruction caused by super typhoon Odette. DSWD-7 regional…

DSWD to devolve programs to LGUS starting 2022 – exec

Futch Anthony Inso 11/08/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) will start to devolve or decentralize its programs to the local government units (LGUs) starting next year. This was revealed by Shalaine Marie Lucero, DSWD-7…

Cebu City’s Center for Women and Children now in NOAH

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Center for Women and Children has been temporarily transferred to the New Oasis for Adaptation and a Home (NOAH). This after the facility that was previously known as Sta. Rita’s…

‘DSWD deprived poor of P780M in cash aid’

Philippine Daily Inquirer 08/14/2021

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) was unable to utilize P780.712 million in funds for the social amelioration program (SAP), which state auditors said could have benefited 139,300 poor beneficiaries. These are among the findings…

Pacquiao says lockdown ‘ayuda’ marred by corruption

Gabriel Pabico Lalu - Reporter / @GabrielLaluINQ 07/03/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Manny Pacquiao on Saturday claimed that several government transactions were marred by corruption, mentioning, in particular, the distribution of social amelioration program (SAP) subsidies through the use of e-wallets. Pacquiao said in a…

More Oponganons receive financial aid from AICS program

Futch Anthony Inso 06/08/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—A total of 2,023 Oponganons will receive P1,500 cash assistance from the Assistance to Individuals in Crisis Situation (AICS) program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). The said program was funded by…

500 Lapu divers, boat operators receive cash aid from DSWD

Futch Anthony Inso 05/08/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Some 500 boat operators and divers from Barangay Maribago, Lapu-Lapu City received financial assistance from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) on Friday, May 7, 2021. Lapu-Lapu City lone district presentative…

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