DSWD FO 1 braces for Incident Command System (ICS)

DSWD FO 1, as the lead Agency on response, early recovery, and rehabilitation of disaster victims in Region 1, trained 40 employees – the pioneer group –  on Basic Incident Command System (ICS), a standardized approach to emergency incidents. Led by the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) Region 1, other subject matter experts came from continue reading : DSWD FO 1 braces for Incident Command System (ICS)

DSWD Kalahi-CIDSS Municipalities undergo checkpoint on GAD responsiveness

Eleven (11) Kalahi-CIDSS municipalities of DSWD FO 1 underwent a Gender and Development (GAD) Responsive Planning and Budgeting checkpoint to institutionalize systems and activities that uphold the principles and significant contribution of women to social development. The checkpoint identified and addressed the gaps in the GAD plans of these municipalities that were identified in 2015 continue reading : DSWD Kalahi-CIDSS Municipalities undergo checkpoint on GAD responsiveness

Box culvert sub-project in San Gabriel, La Union gets support from PGLU

The box culvert sub-project of Apayao, San Gabriel, La Union under the supervision of the Department of Social Welfare and Development Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan–Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (DSWD Kalahi-CIDSS) got support from the Provincial Government of La Union (PGLU) as a result of the perseverance and unity of the villagers. The continue reading : Box culvert sub-project in San Gabriel, La Union gets support from PGLU

Farmers in Burgos, Ilocos Sur are NC III holders

Aiming for a more bountiful harvest, 30 Pantawid Pamilya farmers from Burgos, Ilocos Sur successfully completed the 20-day Skills Training on Agricultural Crop Production National Certificate (NC) III.   The said intervention which amounted to PhP307,900.00 is an initiative of the Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office continue reading : Farmers in Burgos, Ilocos Sur are NC III holders

Santa Maria, Ilocos Sur fisherfolks gain additional income through DSWD-SLP

The Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office I (DSWD FO I) has reached Brgy. Nalvo, Santa Maria, Ilocos Sur, one of the biggest sea urchin suppliers in Ilocos Region, through the Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP). With traditional technology and experience on sea urchin aquaculture and the availability of natural resources in the community, continue reading : Santa Maria, Ilocos Sur fisherfolks gain additional income through DSWD-SLP

DSWD FO 1 hypes health and wellness activities

Health at work is also given attention at DSWD FO 1. Despite voluminous tasks and functions, Dir. Marcelo Nicomedes J. Castillo directed staff and employees to join activities that promote healthier and stronger body and mind as these are designed towards good and balanced lifestyle. Just recently, the DSWD Basketball Season 5 was launched at continue reading : DSWD FO 1 hypes health and wellness activities

Anda, Pangasinan bags national award

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) acknowledges and commends the efforts of individuals, groups, and partner associations who have continuously supported the programs and services of the agency through the “Pagkilala sa Natatanging Kontribusyon sa Bayan (PaNata Ko sa Bayan)” Awards. One of the PaNata Ko sa Bayan Awards is the Gawad Paglilingkod continue reading : Anda, Pangasinan bags national award