City Government of San Carlos, Pangasinan adopts ReSPPEC

The City Government of San Carlos, Pangasinan, through a Memorandum of Agreement with DSWD Field Office (FO) 1, adopted the Reporting System and Prevention Program for Elder Abuse Cases (ReSPPEC), a community-based project initiated by DSWD through the Social Technology Bureau to protect the rights of older persons against all forms of abuse by establishing continue reading : City Government of San Carlos, Pangasinan adopts ReSPPEC

DSWD FO 1 recognizes employees with outstanding character

The DSWD FO 1 through its Program on Awards and Incentives for Service Excellence (PRAISE) Committee has designed a Character of the Month Award to fully acknowledge employees who have displayed outstanding work performance, demonstrated commitment in his / her job, and consistently foster good relationships with co-employees, intermediaries, and clients. To recognize employees fairly continue reading : DSWD FO 1 recognizes employees with outstanding character

Older persons shine during 2018 Elderly Filipino Week

To promote the older persons’ rights and recognize these rights as a factor for just society, DSWD Field Office (FO) 1 led the celebration of the 2018 Elderly Filipino Week (EFW) with the theme: “Kilalanin at Parangalan: Tagasulong ng Karapatan ng Nakatatanda Tungo sa Lipunang Mapagkalinga.” In celebration of the EFW, the Department conducted a continue reading : Older persons shine during 2018 Elderly Filipino Week

DSWD FO 1 assesses houses damaged by TY Ompong

Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office 1 (DSWD FO 1) continuously conducts assessment to partially- and totally-damaged houses after the onslaught of Typhoon Ompong. As of 25 September 2018, 16,808 partially- and 800 totally-damaged houses were reported throughout the region. SWO II Greta Mae Lazo who was part of the team that conducted continue reading : DSWD FO 1 assesses houses damaged by TY Ompong

DSWD FO 1 releases 48,072 family food packs to TY Ompong victims

As of 24 September 2018, DSWD Field Office 1 (FO 1) has augmented 48,072 family food packs (FFPs) amounting to PhP17,305,920.00 to the victims of Typhoon Ompong in Region 1. Further, 3,414 hygiene kits, 6,967 family kits, and 6,725 sleeping kits worth PhP27,223,347.25 were distributed to various cities and municipalities. FFPs are composed of six continue reading : DSWD FO 1 releases 48,072 family food packs to TY Ompong victims

DSWD FO 1 prioritizes persons with special concerns during disaster response

The DSWD Field Office 1 (FO 1), in coordination with local government units (LGUs), simultaneously conducts relief augmentation and distribution to Typhoon Ompong victims throughout the four provinces of Region 1. High priority is given by the Department to persons with disabilities (PWDs), pregnant women, older persons, and other persons with special concerns during disaster continue reading : DSWD FO 1 prioritizes persons with special concerns during disaster response

DSWD FO 1 to augment PhP20M Cash-for-Work for typhoon victims in Ilocos Norte

Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office 1 (DSWD FO 1) will provide PhP20 million cash-for-work (CFW) project to high risk and vulnerable individuals affected by Typhoon Ompong as part of the early recovery and rehabilitation plan of the Province of Ilocos Norte. During the meeting on 18 September 2018 with Ilocos Norte Governor continue reading : DSWD FO 1 to augment PhP20M Cash-for-Work for typhoon victims in Ilocos Norte