One month after the devastation of supertyphoon Yolanda, the Medellin municipal government is focusing its relief operations on the elderly, children and persons with disabilities (PWDs). “As I said we are concentrating on the sectors that are most vulnerable. And there are still a lot of private groups who are coming to Medellin giving relief,” [...]
By Allan Nawal
In this city, many people with disabilities do not wander the streets and ask for alms from motorists.
By Jeannette I. Andrade
A Quezon City councilor has asked cinema owners to treat persons with disabilities (PWDs) in the locality to a free movie once a week.
By Julliane Love De Jesus
Heightening the concern for Persons With Disabilities (PWDs), a bill has been filed requiring television stations to put Filipino sign language insets on their local news programs.
By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
Senior citizens and persons with disabilities (PWD) will no longer climb several flights of stairs to reach their voting precincts, according to a resolution passed by the Commission on Elections.
As part of the celebration of the 35th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week, the Taguig City government will hold a job fair for persons with disabilities (PWDs) on Friday.
By Nathaniel R. Melican
Tired of going from one place to another in a slow-moving wheelchair? Let a motorized one developed locally by a group of persons with disabilities get you to your destination faster and in style.
By Kristine Felisse Mangunay
The Marikina government is setting up a help desk and an office exclusively for the benefit of persons with disabilities (PWDs) living in the city in an attempt to reach out to these often-overlooked members of society.
The Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) has unanimously approved an ordinance that bans discrimination against members of the third sex, minority groups and differently abled persons.
By Nathaniel R. Melican
The blind, the deaf and other persons with disabilities (PWDs) will no longer have to worry about being marginalized under the justice system, thanks to “PWD-friendly public attorneys.”
Less than half (43 percent) of persons with disabilities (PWDs) who voted in the May 2010 elections received assistance during voting, according to a recent survey by the Social Weather Stations (SWS).
PERSONS with disabilities in Mandaue City will enjoy 100 percent increase in the cash assistance from City Hall.
By Jerome Aning
The Department of Health-National Capital Region on Thursday said it would train healthcare providers on basic sign language to help them deal with and care for persons with disabilities (PWD), particularly those with speaking and hearing impediments.