DSWD assures readiness of stockpiles, standby funds for affected LGUs of 6.7 magnitude earthquake in Surigao City

MANILA — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said Saturday that its Central Office (CO), Field Office (FO) CARAGA, and National Resource Operations Center (NROC) have a total stockpiles and standby funds amounting to Php 1,608,152,843.65 in Surigao City, Surigao del Norte hit by 6.7 magnitude earthquake Friday night. The breakdown is as … Read More

Exec. order on firecrackers likely to be implemented Sept. 2017, says health chief

MANILA — The Department of Health (DOH) said Friday the proposed executive order on regulating the use of firecrackers will likely be implemented next year. “EO on firecrackers to be implemented in September 2017,” Health Secretary Dr. Paulyn Jean Rosell-Ubial said in her twitter account. Ubial added that while they want the EO to be … Read More