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DSWD EXTENDS ASSISTANCE TO THE INDIGENOUS PEOPLES OF CAPAS, TARLAC

29 February 2023 | Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Rex Gatchalian led the assistance distribution for the Aeta Community in Barangay Maruglu, Capas, Tarlac.
In support to the launching of DSWD’s Social Protection for Indigenous Peoples and to cater to the needs of the IPs whose agricultural livelihoods were affected by El Niño, Secretary Rex Gatchalian together with other officials of DSWD distributed Family Food Packs (FFPs) to 633 members of the Aeta Community.
The event was supported by the key officers from the local government of Tarlac headed by Hon. Gov. Susan Yap and Tarlac 3rd District Representative Hon. Noel “Bong” Rivera as well as by Philippine Army 72nd Brigade Commander BGen. Gulliver Siñeres.
Also present during the event is Capas Mayor Roseller “Boots” Rodriguez and Vice Mayor Alex Espinosa.
Photo courtesy: Department of Social Welfare and Development
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