WV social amelioration: P5B released to 80 LGUs

first_imgShementioned the following: *persons with disability *senior citizens *occasional workers like househelpers Peñaflorsaid DSWD has 1,472,683 target beneficiaries for SAP (these already include the318,899 4Ps beneficiaries)./PN The80 LGUs were the following: *solo parent *sub-minimum wage earners *farmers, fishermen (provided they are not recipients of assistance from theDepartment of Agriculture) *informal workers *lactating mothers *homeless TheDepartment of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) released to these LGUsyesterday P5,072,466,000 from the national government’s Social AmeliorationProgram (SAP). LGUsmay seek help from DSWD-6 field personnel in the distribution of the cashassistance. Accordingto DSWD assistant secretary Rhea Peñaflor, these 80 LGUs were the first tosubmit to the department their list of SAP beneficiaries. OtherLGUs have yet to submit their list to DSWD, she added. Region6 has 133 LGUs. *overseas Filipino worker in distresscenter_img *Iloilo – Cabatuan, Calinog, Tubungan, Bingawan, Banate, San Rafael, Mina,Janiuay, Balasan, Barotac Viejo, Guimbal, Pototan, Zarraga, Iloilo City,Dueñas, Oton, Passi City, Alimodian, Ajuy, Tigbauan, New Lucena, Igbaras,Badiangan, Barotac Nuevo, San Enrique, San Joaquin, Dumangas, Miag-ao,Estancia, Maasin, Anilao *Antique – Hamtic, Tibiao, Barbaza, Culasi, Patnongon, Anini-y, Libertad, TobiasFornier, Valderrama Forher part, Director Macapobre reiterated that Pantawid Pamilyang PilipinoProgram (4Ps) beneficiaries are also covered by the SAP. *drivers of pedicabs, tricycles, taxis, public utility buses, and publicutility jeepneys *indigent *workers in the private sector observing “no work, no pay” (provided they havenot availed themselves of the COVID-19 Adjustment Measures Program of theDepartment of Labor and Employment) Eachidentified beneficiary-family will receive P6,000, said Peñaflor during a pressconference with DSWD Region 6 director Ma. Evelyn Macapobre. “Wewould like to reiterate sa aton LGUs.The assistance is for those nganagakinahanglan gid, sa wala sang may makaon kag inogbakal sang ilakinahanglanon sa pamilya,” said Peñaflor. ILOILOCity – Eighty local government units (LGUs) in Western Visayas may startreleasing today cash assistance to their constituents economically displaced bythe ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Fundsfor other LGUs would be released as soon as their list of beneficiaries wouldhave been validated, said Peñaflor. *pregnant women Butsince each 4Ps beneficiary-family already gets P2,150, DSWD would just addedP3,850 so the total amount would reach P6,000, said Macapobre. *Negros Occidental – Calatrava, Cadiz City, Himamaylan, Valladolid, BacolodCity, Pontevedra, Manapla, Ilog, Escalante City, Isabela, Cauayan, Binalbagan,Victorias City, Silay City, EB Magalona, Salvador Benedicto, La Castellana,Toboso, San Carlos City, Bago City, Moises Padilla, Murcia, Hinoba-an, SipalayCity, San Enrique, La Carlota City, Pulupandan, Sagay City, Candoni, KabankalanCity *micro-entrepreneurs *Capiz – Dumarao, Roxas City, Mambusao *Guimaras – San Lorenzo, Jordan, Sibunaglast_img

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