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#ReliefPH: DSWD ready to help areas affected by Tropical Depression Crising

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DSWD field offices are on standby to extend assistance to affected local government units

MANILA, Philippines (Apr. 15, 2017) —  The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is ready to serve areas expected to be adversely affected by Tropical Depression Crising. Continue reading #ReliefPH: DSWD ready to help areas affected by Tropical Depression Crising

#ReliefPH: Earthquake-hit Batangas island needs food, water

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DISASTER RESPONSE. Social Welfare Secretary Judy Taguiwalo flies to the town with the most number of affected families after an earthquake swarm hit Batangas province. Photo by Voltaire Tupaz/Rappler

‘We will immediately deliver water and additional food packs even on Holy Thursday,’ says Social Welfare Secretary Judy Taguiwalo

BATANGAS, Philippines (Apr. 12, 2017) — Irene de Austria, a mother of 3, was still terrified as she recalled how her family ran into open space when the ground shook violently last Saturday, April 8. Continue reading #ReliefPH: Earthquake-hit Batangas island needs food, water

Good samaritans open doors, brave floods to help stranded Cagayan de Oro residents

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STAYING POSITIVE. Students and faculty of USTSP try to cross the campus to get to high ground. Photo by Nefoi Luczon

A professor makes an appeal on social media for people to donate food and other needs of those affected by the floods in Cagayan de Oro

MANILA, Philippines (Jan. 18, 2017) — With thousands of people stranded due to almost neck-deep floodwater in Cagayan de Oro City, some residents became good samaritans to help their fellow Cagayanons in need.  Continue reading Good samaritans open doors, brave floods to help stranded Cagayan de Oro residents