CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (PIA)–A total of 11,256 flood victims were hired by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)-10 Cagayan de Oro City Field Office (CDO FO) under its emergency employment program or Tulong Panghanapbuhay para sa Ating Disadvantaged/Displaced Workers (TUPAD).
DOLE-10 CDO FO Chief Emmanuel G. Toledo said the hired TUPAD workers are flood victims brought about by Typhoon Odette which hit the city, December 16, 2021. The hired beneficiaries disinfect/sanitize their respective residential surroundings and public areas in the barangay.
Toledo said the first batch of 4,606 workers each received P3,650 during the simultaneous payout, December 30-31, 2021. Meanwhile, the second batch composing 6,650 workers commenced the 10-day work, January 13-22, 2022.
A total of 30 low-lying barangays have benefitted the assistance worth P42,166,731.
TUPAD is a community-based package of assistance that provides emergency employment for displaced workers, underemployed and seasonal workers, for a minimum period of 10 days, but not to exceed 30 days, depending on the nature of work to be performed (DOLE-10/PIA-10)
Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)-10 Cagayan de Oro City Field Office (CDO FO) orients beneficiaries of its emergency employment program or Tulong Panghanapbuhay para sa Ating Disadvantaged/Displaced Workers (TUPAD) on the requirements needed to receive the cash assistance from the government. (DOLE-10)