388 ex-rebels in Central Luzon get over P26M aid from gov't | Inquirer News

388 ex-rebels in Central Luzon get over P26M aid from gov’t

/ 06:55 PM October 14, 2021

City of San Fernando, Pampanga (Google maps)

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO — At least 388 communist rebels in Central Luzon who have yielded to the government since 2018 have received P26.113 million to start their lives anew, a report obtained by the INQUIRER on Thursday showed.

The immediate and livelihood assistance given to 230 New People’s Army regular fighters and 158 militias amounted to P17.320 million, according to a report of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), which managed and disbursed the funds of the Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-CLIP) in Central Luzon.


The so-called reintegration assistance released to the 338 ex-fighters totalled P8.148 million while those who surrendered arms took another P645,000, the report said.

For the E-CLIP, the DILG has a joint memorandum circular with the Department of National Defense. The intention to surrender is processed and validated by the Task Force Balik Project.


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TAGS: Central Luzon, Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-CLIP), livelihood assistance, New People’s Army, Task Force Balik Project
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