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Iloilo to Receive 2nd Tranche of SAP


In a recent update, Iloilo City along with the Iloilo Province and Bacolod City, will be receiving a 2nd tranche of the Social Amelioration Program, as per the recommendation of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases.

According to May Castillo, spokesperson for the Department of Social Welfare and Development Region VI, Aklan, Antique, Capiz, Guimaras, and Negros Occidental will no longer receive the 2nd tranche of SAP. It can be recalled that the Department of Interior and Local Government has set a deadline (June 24) for local governments to complete the distribution of SAP.

It can also be recalled that Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas appealed for the second tranche of Social Amelioration Program (SAP) assistance after the city has transitioned to General Community Quarantine from approximately 45 days of Enhanced Community Quarantine.

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