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Rappler's latest stories on cash for work


Ilocos Norte offers temporary work to wage earners displaced by lockdown

Mar 29, 2020 - 8:00 AM

The province is also preparing 3 of its largest hospitals for when the number of people infected by the coronavirus will possibly rise

WORK-FOR-CASH beneficiaries help in environmental cleanup. Photo from Ilocos Norte Media Office

Boracay residents can now apply for DSWD's cash-for-work program

May 10, 2018 - 2:23 PM

Displaced workers due to the closure of Boracay may now apply for labor or office work under the Department of Social Welfare and Development's cash-for-work program

LONG LINE. Boracay residents apply for a job in Manoc-Manoc Plaza, Malay, Aklan on April 27, 2018. File photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

DOLE allots P60M for emergency employment of Mayon evacuees

Feb 08, 2018 - 9:58 PM

The assistance will be distributed to 10,000 evacuees from 3 cities and 6 municipalities, says Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III

TURNOVER. Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III on February 8, 2018, hands over the salaries of Mayon evacuees who are beneficiaries of the government's emergency employment program. Photo by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

Mayon evacuees to receive up to P2,900 for work in February

Feb 02, 2018 - 6:28 PM

Beneficiaries will be paid P290 per day for 10 days of work, depending on the need of the evacuation centers where they are staying

EVACUEES. There are about 2,113 families or 72,441 persons taking temporary shelters after Mount Mayon raised alert levels. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

DSWD waives conditions for release of 4Ps fund to Mayon victims

Jan 30, 2018 - 6:19 PM

Families staying in the 76 evacuation centers in Albay will also get temporary employment

Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Feeling 'unblessed': Vendors evicted over papal visit

Jan 13, 2015 - 11:11 AM

Luneta vendors feel that the government s decision to evict them as part of security preparations for the papal visit is anti poor and therefore anti pope

Aquino launches post-Ruby Early Recovery Program in Borongan

Dec 22, 2014 - 8:36 PM

This includes a Cash for Work program and housing assistance

The plight of Leyte's coconut farmers

May 24, 2014 - 12:45 PM

Millions of people in Yolanda affected areas still need support for food security and livelihood restoration

COCONUT FARMER. Nenita, 48, works as a coconut farmer to support her children. Photo by Crislyn Felisilda/World Vision

The rise of Santa Fe

Apr 29, 2014 - 3:45 PM

The UNDP s cash for work program is helping families affected by Haiyan rebuild their interrupted lives

SURVIVING. Trinidad Bato-Balono smiles with her family after a clean-up operation in Santa Fe, Cebu. All photos from Anna Lamentillo

Stories of Yolanda survivors: Then and now

Feb 18, 2014 - 6:48 PM

More than 100 days after Yolanda Haiyan the World Food Programme is helping survivors get back up on their feet

REBUILDING. Liliana proudly pointing at the construction site where her new house will stand. Photo by Corlnelia Paetz/WFP

DSWD's cash-for-work benefits 15,000 Yolanda survivors

Jan 23, 2014 - 3:03 PM

Beneficiaries are given work according to their capacity under the cash for work program

LINING UP. Typhoon Yolanda survivors queue for relief goods last December 24. Photo by Dennis Sabangan/ EPA

UNDP's cash-for-work program to continue in 2014

Dec 24, 2013 - 12:33 PM

UNDP senior response coordinator Yuri Afanasiev says their program seeks to provide employment to those rendered jobless by Super Typhoon Yolanda

RECYCLED. A volunteer attaches a small toy found from the garbage to the christmas tree. All photos by Rappler/LeAnne Jazul

Sustainable human development in the Philippines after Haiyan

Dec 22, 2013 - 9:01 AM

Rappler talks to Rebeca Grynspan UN Under Secretary General about human development in the Philippines

Open windows: Iligan's long wait for aid

Mar 26, 2012 - 11:45 PM

Sendong survivors from Iligan wait months to be paid their wages through the government s Windows of Opportunity cash for work program The program is meant to be one of DSWD s quick response measures to immediately aid victims who have lost everything to disaster

Furniture sits on the road along the Santiago, Iligan coastline three months after Sendong. Photo by Kiri Dalena 10 Mar 2012.