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DOLE Awards P47.4 M for TUPAD Workers for Narvacan, Ilocos Sur
The Department of Labor and Employment Regional Office I (DOLE ROI) awarded a check amounting to P 47,498,000.00 to the Local Government Unit (LGU) of Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, to fund the implementation of the Tulong Panghanapbuhay Para sa Ating Displaced/Disadvantaged Workers (TUPAD), an emergency employment program of the DOLE.
DOLE RO1 Regional Director Atty. Evelyn R. Ramos and ARD Honorina Dian-Baga led the turnover of the amount to LGU Narvacan, represented by Mayor Luis “Chavit” C. Singson, in a simple turnover ceremony on October 1, 2021 in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur. 
The TUPAD program shall provide emergency employment to 13, 970 low-income and marginalized workers in the town. 
The emergency laborers shall render 10 days of community service, such as cleaning and disinfection in barangay streets and other public areas. Upon completion of their service this October 2021, each of the TUPAD worker shall receive P3,400 wage. 
To protect them in their discharge of duties, the TUPAD workers will also be given Personal Protective Equipment and micro-insurance.
Also present during the event were DOLE Ilocos Sur Field Office led by OIC-Head Janelyn Martin; and LGU officials namely Vice Mayor Atty. Pablito V. Sanidad Sr., Sangguniang Bayan Members; PESO Manager Luisa Regia and Acting Municipal Treasurer John David Barnachea.  END/Justin Paul Marbella.
RD Evelyn R. Ramos
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