Vigan City, Ilocos Sur Typhoon Victims receive Core Houses

Forty-one (41) brand new housing units were turned over by the Department of Social Welfare and Development DSWD Field Office 1 (DSWD FO 1) through its Core Shelter Assistance Program (CSAP) in partnership with the City Government of Vigan, Ilocos Sur to victims whose houses were destroyed by Typhoon Mario in September 2016. “We are continue reading : Vigan City, Ilocos Sur Typhoon Victims receive Core Houses

DSWD FO 1 participates in the Regional Conduct of 2nd Quarter NSED 2022

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), through the Office of Civil Defense Region 1, initiated the synchronized 2nd Quarter Nationwide Simultaneous Earthquake Drill (NSED) in Region 1 today, 9 June 2022. The national campaign was participated by the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council 1 (RDRRMC 1) member-agencies and Local Government Units (LGUs). continue reading : DSWD FO 1 participates in the Regional Conduct of 2nd Quarter NSED 2022

Sec. Bautista leads DSWD FO 1’s IN satellite warehouse soft inauguration

DSWD Secretary Rolando Joselito D. Bautista led the DSWD Field Office 1 (DSWD FO 1) Satellite Warehouse soft inauguration in Barangay Camangaan, Laoag City, Ilocos Norte on 17 May 2022. “Noong umupo po ako bilang Secretary ng DSWD ay pinagtuunan ko po talagang bigyang pansin na magkaroon ng warehouses ang aming mga Field Office dahil continue reading : Sec. Bautista leads DSWD FO 1’s IN satellite warehouse soft inauguration

DSWD FO 1 pilot tests Emergency Cash Transfer (ECT) in the entire Philippines

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) together with the World Bank implemented ECT in the Municipality of Tagudin, Ilocos Sur. It is the second municipality to implement ECT in the entire Philippines to conduct an actual trial designed to test and refine procedures on its operations manual and to evaluate the effectiveness of continue reading : DSWD FO 1 pilot tests Emergency Cash Transfer (ECT) in the entire Philippines

Emergency Cash Transfer (ECT) brings hope after Typhoon Maring in Region 1

For the past four years, Typhoon Maring caused the worst flooding experienced in Region 1 displacing a total of 230,443 families with 917,300 individuals affected in 1,286 barangays according to the DSWD Field Office 1 terminal report. “Nagkaroon kami iti trauma idiay Bagyong Maring. Nagtulid idiay balaymi diay dakkel nga bato, kunak nu agtulid kinyami continue reading : Emergency Cash Transfer (ECT) brings hope after Typhoon Maring in Region 1

RD Gopalan pushes for DSWD frontliners’ protection while assisting individuals, families

Newly installed DSWD Regional Director (RD) Marie Angela S. Gopalan displayed an aura of strength and focus when asking the staff to identify responses to assist those affected by COVID-19 in her first Monday Program at DSWD Field Office 1. The increase of COVID-19 cases induced anxiety and fear among frontline workers, and DSWD FO1 continue reading : RD Gopalan pushes for DSWD frontliners’ protection while assisting individuals, families

LGU Santol, La Union: First to adopt DSWD Yakap Bayan Framework in Region 1

The Municipality of Santol, La Union inked with DSWD FO 1 to adopt DSWD Yakap Bayan Framework making them the first to do so in the Region. “Noong pumutok itong sinabi ni President Duterte na war on drugs ay hindi namin alam kung ano ang kahihinatnan, ngunit mabuti na lang at may ibinabang Yakap Bayan continue reading : LGU Santol, La Union: First to adopt DSWD Yakap Bayan Framework in Region 1

Home for Girls Anniversary renews residents’ hope amidst the pandemic

DSWD Field Office 1 Home for Girls (HFG) celebrated its 24th Anniversary on 30 October 2020 at San Nicolas West, Agoo, La Union enthusiastically participated in by 35 residents, five (5) guests, and 20 Home for Girls staff. With this year’s theme “Celebrating our Past, Inspiring the Future,” the event highlighted the appreciation of individuals/donors, continue reading : Home for Girls Anniversary renews residents’ hope amidst the pandemic