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Pasay City gov’t gives cash aid, food packs to COVID patients

January 14, 2022 - Friday 7:01 PM by Kristine Casampol

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Mayor Emi Calixto-Rubiano of Pasay City has ordered cash assistance and food packs to those who have contracted coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

A video message from Rubiano, who is recovering from COVID-19, revealed that the municipal administration had planned a P140 million emergency financial subsidy to be handed to pandemic afflicted.

COVID-19 survivors, low-income and economically displaced workers, persons with disability, solo parents, senior citizens, and beneficiaries of 4Ps  (Pantawid Pamilya Pilipino Program) were among the 280,000 individuals who will receive emergency cash subsidy, according to the City Social Welfare and Development Office's head, Angie Roa-Yu.

According to Yu, members of the Tricycle Operators and Drivers Association (TODA), Pedicab Operators and Drivers Association (PODA), and Jeepney Operators and Drivers Association (JODA) are also eligible for the cash subsidy.

The mayor also reaffirmed her urge for locals to get vaccinated. She also urged that fully vaccinated people obtain their booster jabs after three months.

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