More than 13,000 PWDs to receive P3,000 financial assistance this Friday

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 11/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of 13,339 persons with disabilities (PWDs) in Cebu City will receive P3,000 in financial assistance during the simultaneous distribution in the city’s 80 barangays on Friday, November 18, 2022. Dr. Ester…

Relocation, financial aid to 200 affected Apas residents readied — Cebu City gov’t

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 11/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As the ongoing demolition of structures located at controversial Lot 937 in Sitio San Miguel, Barangay Apas in Cebu City is seen to displace about 200 households, the city government assured them of…

Mambaling fire victims to temporarily take shelter in Mambaling National High School School

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 11/02/2022

(UPDATED) CEBU CITY, Philippines — The 180 families displaced by a fire that hit Sitio Tugas in Barangay Mambaling on Tuesday night, November 1, 2022, have been transferred to the Mambaling National High School. Personnel from the…

PWDs in Cebu City receive P2,000 financial aid covering June and July

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Some 4,824 persons with disability (PWDs) from 39 of Cebu City’s 80 barangays have already claimed their P2,000 financial assistance for the months of June and July 2022. The figure is based on…

Cebu City to distribute senior citizens’ cash aid starting this Saturday

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is set to start the distribution of senior citizens’ cash aid starting this Saturday, August 13, 2022. According to Dr. Ester Concha, head of the Cebu City Department of…

Cebu City’s DSWS provides cash aid to landslide-hit families in Sirao

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Services (DSWS) in Cebu City started on Monday, August 8, the distribution of financial assistance to six families in the mountain barangay of Sirao whose houses were…

Cebu City to distribute cash aid to fire victims in Punta, Quiot on Saturday

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government plans to start distributing financial assistance to the residents displaced by the recent fires in at least three barangays here. Dr. Ester Concha, head of the Department of Social…

Cebu City launches Oplan Lista app to counter anomalies

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is taking seriously the issue of anomalous distribution of financial aid for Typhoon Odette, and the Disaster Council is launching a long-term solution to avoid any more irregularities in the distribution…

Cebu City Council passes P1.2B Supplemental Budget on last session

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The 15th Cebu City Council has passed the P1.2 Supplemental Budget No. 2 right on their last regular session before they permanently adjourned today, June 29, 2022. The council passed on a divided…

Rama awaits names of persons behind Odette financial aid anomalies

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The fact-finding committee of lawyers assigned to probe the Odette financial aid irregularities are wrapping up their investigations. Mayor Michael Rama said in a phone interview with reporters on June 22, 2022, that…

Ermita and Punta Princesa fire victims to receive cash aid from the city government

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Victims of the separate massive fires that hit barangays Ermita and Punta Princesa in Cebu City this month will soon receive cash aid from the Cebu City Government. In a text message to…

Cebu City Council probes Odette financial assistance irregularities

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council began a probe on the Department of Social Welfare and Services (DSWS) over the alleged irregularities of the Odette financial assistance distribution. In a Citizen’s Hour with the City…

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