Posts Tagged Informal Settlers

House OKs bill on housing rental subsidy for informal settlers

Robie de Guzman   •   March 25, 2021

  MANILA, Philippines – The House of Representatives on Thursday approved on third and final reading a bill seeking the creation of a housing rental subsidy program for informal settler...

Malacañang, nilinaw na walang house-to-house vaccination sa indigents

Marje Pelayo   •   March 16, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Nilinaw ng Malacañang na walang mangyayaring house-to-house vaccination sa mahihirap. Kasunod ito ng naging pahayag ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte kagabi na nais nito na magkaroon ng mobile...

Relocation begins for informal settlers in Estero de Magdalena

Marje Pelayo   •   July 3, 2018

  MANILA, Philippines – Improvements are now being laid for Estero de Magdalena in Manila, that’s why the local government has also started relocating informal settlers in the area. Through...

Informal settlers cause garbage piles in Manila ‘esteros’ — authorities

admin   •   March 3, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — Many families choose to live in the riverbanks along Pasig River in Manila. The reason, they say, is the lack of assurance regarding their relocation. In such situation,...

Kadamay families evicted from Mendiola

UNTV News   •   January 30, 2018

MANILA, Philippines – Eight families have been camping out in front of the Mendiola Peace Arch since October of last year. They are members of the militant group Kadamay. They...

Residents affected by the PNR Clark Project call for aid in their relocation

admin   •   January 7, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — Residents who will be affected by the construction of the PNR Clark Project of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) argued that the project will affect more than...

No more extensions for BIBAK informal settlers

admin   •   July 10, 2017

BAGUIO, Philippines — The local government of Baguio City will continue with demolition of illegal structures at Benguet-Ifugao-Bontoc-Apayao-Kalinga (BIBAK ) property next month. Baguio City Mayor Mauricio Domogan said the...

Unoccupied housing units for soldiers, cops to be given to other beneficiaries

admin   •   April 19, 2017

MANILA — “I will ask your soldiers and policemen to let it go. Let’s just give the housing units to them since they are poor. Let us not fight against...

SWS: More Filipinos consider themselves as poor

admin   •   January 17, 2017

Forty-four percent (44%) or about 10 million Filipino families consider themselves poor, based on the fourth quarter self-rated poverty survey of the Social Weather Stations (SWS). The figure shows a...

Department of Housing, key to addressing relocation problems

admin   •   September 8, 2016

  PASAY CITY, Philippines — Vice President Leni Robredo presented before the Senate Committee on Finance the proposed budget of her office for next year. Robredo says the Office of...


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