TACLOBAN CITY-An Waray Rep. Florencio “Bem” Noel together with Regional Director Yahya Centi of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) turned over checks to the 80 residents of Barangay 70, Anibong District who are the beneficiaries of the Tulong Panghanapbuhy sa Ating Disadvantaged/Displaced Workers (TUPAD).
The financial assistance was worth P400,800.
TUPAD is a community-based package of assistance that provides emergency employment for a minimum period of 10 days but not to exceed a maximum of 30 days depending on the nature of work to be performed.
The eligible social community projects include repair, maintenance, and/or improvement of common public facilities and infrastructure such as schools and health centers, debris clearing, de-clogging of canals, debris segregation and materials recovery, stockpiling and clearing.