Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II on Monday met with officials of Ilocos Norte and Ilocos Sur provinces, areas placed under states of calamity, following the onslaught of Tropical Storm “Mario” (international name: Fung-Wong), to discuss government efforts to help typhoon victims.
By Nestor P. Burgos Jr.
Thousands of government food packs for survivors of last year’s Supertyphoon “Yolanda” in Western Visayas were stored from weeks to months in warehouses in Iloilo due to delays in transporting the goods to affected communities.
By Julie M. Aurelio
The Department of the Interior and Local Government distributed on Sunday P4.29 million in livelihood assistance to rebel returnees and their families living in Bukidnon.
By Camille Anne M. Arcilla
The mother who was caught hitting her 5-year-old daughter in a closed-circuit television camera footage in Grace Park, Caloocan City, on Tuesday, is now under the custody of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)-National Capital Region and will undergo a psychiatric evaluation.
Two workers of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) were freed by their abductors in Patikul, Sulu, on Saturday afternoon.