MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) on Tuesday pledged to provide assistance to teachers and personnel affected by recent typhoons.
DepEd Secretary Leonor Briones said she directed her agency’s field offices to submit lists of teachers and personnel “severely affected” by the typhoons that whipped vast parts of the Philippines in the past weeks.
“These lists will be utilized to fully assist our people in need during these times,” Briones said in a statement.
Briones said provident fund emergency loans will be available for teaching and non-teaching personnel distressed by the typhoons. This, she added, will be on top of the year-end bonus that is equi…
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