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Housing agencies ordered to use gender and dev’t funds for Marawi

marawi displaced residents
DISPLACED. Marawi residents have been living in evacuation centers or in the homes of relatives and friends since the clashes in the city began on May 23, 2017. File photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco Jr says the funds will be used ‘to address the particular needs of women affected by the conflict’

MANILA, Philippines (Jul. 3, 2017) — Agencies under the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC) have been ordered to use their Gender and Development (GAD) funds for women and children displaced by the Marawi crisis. Continue reading Housing agencies ordered to use gender and dev’t funds for Marawi

Duterte’s 1st EO – Simpler, faster anti-poverty services

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‘RESPONSIVE GOVERNMENT.’ President Rodrigo Duterte holds his first Cabinet meeting at the Aguinaldo State Dining Room of the Malacañang Palace on June 30, 2016

12 agencies are placed under the supervision of Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco Jr, who will have the power to ‘evaluate existing poverty reduction programs’ and streamline them

MANILA, Philippines (July 4, 2016) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s first executive order aims to streamline agencies that deal with poverty reduction by placing them under the supervision of Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco Jr.  Continue reading Duterte’s 1st EO – Simpler, faster anti-poverty services