Mayon children-evacuees enjoy film watching

50 metric tons of food aid from UAE arrives in Albay Province Gov Lagman thanks UAE’s royal family, PBBM for the donation

Children evacuees inside the Basag Campsite in Ligao City watch a movie on June 10 as part of the psychological film screening by the Philippine National Police (PNP).

The psychological film screening activity aims to provide emotional support and relief to the children-evacuees.

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), as the lead in coordination and camp management (CCCM), in close ties with the local government units (LGUs)and other disaster response teams, ensures the overall welfare of the youth taking temporary shelter in the evacuation centers.


4Ps beneficiaries set up veggie pantry for Mayon evacuees

In the spirit of bayanihan amid the heightened unrest of Mayon Volcano, beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) from Barangays Sta. Cruz, Guilid and Mahaba in Ligao City, Albay set up a vegetable community pantry at the Provincial Campsite in Basag.

The community pantry aims to support the affected families of Brgy. Baligang. The beneficiaries offer free vegetables to everyone in need, sourced from their existing communal garden.

DSWD FO V distributes hygiene kits; ensures potable water supply for evacuees

The Department of Social Welfare and Development’s (DSWD) Bicol regional office on Sunday (June 11) distributed hygiene kits to the 688 evacuees at the Malilipot Elementary School after Field Office V Regional Director Norman Laurio learned from his inspection that they have no containers for their drinking water.

Director Laurio ordered the immediate distribution of DSWD hygiene kits, which include plastic pails with cover for their water supply.

The FO V regional director also inspected the Malilipot National High School to check if the evacuees have all their basic necessities. Director Laurio later called Albay 1st District Congressman Edcel Lagman to assist Malilipot Mayor Rolando Volante by providing an 800-meter PVC pipe for the potable water supply of the evacuees.