DSWD: Aid distribution for displaced Boracay workers never stopped
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The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) did not stop releasing transportation and meal assistance to displaced workers in this island resort. DSWD regional director Rebecca Geamala said this as she denied reports that the agency is lacking funds. “May calamity fund ba talaga? Yes. May P524-million na DSWD’s response na assistance sa mga intervention programs for Boracay [workers] affected by the rehabilitation on top of the regular programs sa Aklan,” said Geamala.
Zabal, B. R. (2018, May 8). DSWD: Aid distribution for displaced Boracay workers never stopped. Panay News, p.13.
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