DSWD Chief joins PBBM visit to ‘Paeng’-hit areas; distributes aid for victims President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr., together with Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Erwin T. Tulfo, led the distribution of assistance to families affected by Severe Tropical Storm ‘Paeng’ in his visit to Noveleta, Cavite on Monday, October 31, 2022.
The President and the Secretary spearheaded the dispense of aid worth Php 4.1 million to some 500 families hardest hit by the disaster. Included in the provision were 1,600 Family Food Packs (FFPs), 500 sleeping kits, 500 hygiene kits and cash assistance.
Joining President Marcos and Secretary Tulfo in the dole out were Senator Bong Revilla, Cavite Governor Jonvic Remulla, Cavite 1st District Representative Jolo Revilla, and Noveleta town Mayor Dino Chua.
Meanwhile, the DSWD said that it has provided more than Php 65.8 million worth of assistance to the affected localities nationwide as of October 31, 6PM. The DSWD ensures continued support and assistance to affected population following the instruction from the President.