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DSWD ALLOTS P77-M FOR BORACAY WORKERS



The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has allocated P77 million for the implementation of cash-for-work program for workers and residents affected by the six-month closure of Boracay.

The DSWD said that around 8,000 displaced workers and residents may already avail the CFW program for implementation in barangays Balabag, Yapak, and Manoc-manoc.

Under the program, each worker assigned to do rehabilitation work will receive a daily wage of P323.50.

Meanwhile, workers may also be assigned to do technical or office work such as monitoring and report writing, camp management, and other disaster operations management center function.