DSWD Field Office 1 has released Php78,998,200 to 41,578 persons who engaged in Cash for Work Projects in various parts of the Region.

These CCAM projects implemented in 38 Local Government Units (LGUs) aim to eliminate or reduce the long-term risks and hazards of climate change to human life and properties.

Their intensification this year are among the commitments of DSWD to the ASEAN, particularly in building resilient communities and protecting the natural environment.

Temporary 10-day work was provided to individuals who participated in the following: repair and construction of box culverts, farm-to-market roads, dredging of canals, riprapping, dredging of rivers, removal of waste in canals and waterways, protect fishery resources, slope protection, and desilting of water ways.

Recently, the DSWD FO1 staff visited the proposed CCAM projects in Anda, Pangasinan such as the rehabilitation and plantation of mangroves along a coastal barangay, slope protection, and desilting of canals. These will aid 2,986 beneficiaries amounting to Php5,673,400.00.   (by: Iryn D. Cubangbang, Information Officer II)