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355,000 tourism workers to get cash aid

/ 04:32 AM April 13, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — More than 355,000 tourism workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic across the country have been approved to benefit from the government’s cash for work program.

In Metro Manila, Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna and Rizal alone, a total of 67,347 beneficiaries were approved to receive the one-time P5,000 cash aid through the COVID-19 Adjustment Measures Program under the Bayanihan to Recover as One (Bayanihan 2).

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Of this number, 6,817 are in Bulacan, 8,422 in Cavite, 14,161 in Laguna, 10,582 in Rizal and 27,365 in Metro Manila.

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