Four years after the liberation of Marawi City from terrorists, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) continues to provide aid to assist displaced families towards their rehabilitation and recovery.
As of September 30, 2021 the DSWD has provided more than P1.2 billion worth of transitory family support packages (TFSP) which benefitted a total of 21,610 families from the most affected areas (MAA) in Marawi City.
In addition, the Department also extended more than P905 million worth of livelihood settlement grants to help displaced families to fund their start-up micro-enterprise or identified livelihood; and more than P20 million worth of “pabaon” relief package.
Meanwhile, the DSWD guaranteed to provide full support of necessary social protection programs and interventions to the internally displaced person in Marawi by providing P2.1 million worth of TFSP for unserved families included in the “Kathanor” database.
The Department also continues its provision of technical assistance and resource augmentation to the Ministry of Social Welfare and Development Services (MSWDS) of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARRM) for regular programs such as Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps), Social Pension for Indigent Senior Citizens, Supplementary Feeding, among others