DSWD defends P83B unspent funds

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) on Thursday defended its unspent funds worth P83 billion, saying several factors affected the implementation of their programs, including the onset of the coronavirus pandemic.

In a statement, the DSWD explained thatthe P83 billion in unspent funds from its 2020 budget have been programmed for various programs, activities, and projects (PAPs) for the rest of the year.

However, the COVID-19 pandemic hampered the implementation of its projects, and further compounded by mobility challenges due to guidelines imposed by the Inter-Agency Task Force for Emerging Infectious Diseases, and “constraints” on m…

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