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DSWD eyes new guidelines on shelter aid grant to disaster victims

two years after typhoon yolanda struck the country in 2013
SLOW. The Philippine government still has a ton to accomplish, two years after Typhoon Yolanda struck the country in 2013. File photo by Rappler

The new guidelines will help facilitate the speedier release of emergency shelter assistance to disaster victims

MANILA, Philippines (Nov. 4, 2016) — An investigating team of social welfare officials has recommended new guidelines on the distribution of emergency shelter assistance (ESA) for disaster victims after it discovered loopholes in the process applied to victims of super typhoon Yolanda.  Continue reading DSWD eyes new guidelines on shelter aid grant to disaster victims

DSWD to prioritize review of Yolanda rehabilitation projects

judy taguiwalo
REVIEW. Social Welfare and Development Secretary Judy Taguiwalo says they have been reviewing their services since July 1, with post-Yolanda rebuilding programs on top of their list. Leyte photo by Vince Go & Taguiwalo photo from her Facebook page

Social Welfare and Development Secretary Judy Taguiwalo says anomalies, if any, ‘will be dealt with appropriately’

MANILA, Philippines (Aug. 1, 2016) — Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Judy Taguiwalo said they will prioritize the review of projects and services related to the rehabilitation of Yolanda-stricken communities.  Continue reading DSWD to prioritize review of Yolanda rehabilitation projects