LGU Naic approves 40M supplemental budget to augment cash aid for 49K households 

TRECE MARTIRES CITY, Cavite Apr. 12 (PIA) --Naic Mayor Junio C. Dualan ordered for a supplemental budget to augment the national government's allocation of P115,822,000 to aid residents affected by the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ).

While the fund allocation was based on the 2010 census with about 29,000 households, current statistics show the town's population of more or less 49,000 households.

Thus, the local chief executive together with the members of the municipal council agreed to approve a supplemental budget of P40M from the savings of the municipal government to augment the SAP budget that will benefit a lot more people in need.

The distribution of the SAP is pursuant to the guidelines set forth in the Joint Memorandum Circular No. 1 S. 2021 of the DSWD, DILG, and DND with the amount of P1,000 per affected individual to a maximum of P4,000 per household of four or more members.

It was also agreed upon that the distribution will be on a first come first serve basis with the first barangay to complete validation and submit master list for their locality will be scheduled first for the distribution of the cash aid.

Accordingly, the qualified beneficiaries from Barangay Balsahan received their Cash Ayuda on April 8, being the first barangay to submit their validated master list to the MWSD office on April 7, 2021.

Based on the DILG directive, LGUs are expected to complete the distribution of the financial assistance 15 days after the actual receipt of the funds. (Ruel Francisco, PIA-Cavite with reports from the Municipality of Naic FB page) 

Source: Philippines Information Agency (pia.gov.ph)

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