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DSWD chief admits ‘slow start’ in distribution of cash aid in ‘NCR Plus’


Secretary Rolando Bautista of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) amitted that the distribution of cash aid or 'ayuda' in affected area in lockdown that they called National Capital Region Plus said on Monday.

Bautista said during the pre-recorded meeting of the member of Inter-Agency Task Force on emerging COVID-19 diseases together with President Duterte, that merely 8% of funds gave for the program has already distributed.

Over 1.7 million of more than 22.9 million beneficiaries in NCR Plus including Metro Manila, Cavite, Laguna, Rizal, and Bulacan.

“As you can see, the rollout was very slow to begin with. Like we saw last year, things got off to a late start this year. However, after four or five days, the quicker delivery of special assistance began,” Bautista explained.

Earlier, President Duterte approves the P1,000 for the individual cash that affect by the lockdwon in NCR Plus and more members of family can recieve the cash aid more than P4,000.



  1. Hindi lang mabagal,ung iba hindi talaga ibinibigay,,,naanjan na ang pinipili lang, sa pagkakaintindi ko ay lahat ng household bibigyan walang lalaktawan pero walang nasunod sa deriktiba ng pangulo,,, a ibang lugar ok naman,,

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