Davao del Sur – The Crisis Intervention Unit of the Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office XI has extended a total assistance of P4,254,535.00 to the earthquake victims in Davao del Sur to date.

The assistance includes medical, burial, and cash assistance worth three thousand pesos (P3,000.00) to some 1,612 affected individuals and families in the municipalities of Bansalan, Matanao, and Magsaysay.

OIC-Regional Director Grace Q. Subong led the distribution of financial assistance to some residents of Brgy. Upper Bala, Magsaysay last week.

The DSWD crisis unit provides immediate response to individuals and families who are indigent, vulnerable, disadvantaged, in crisis or in any difficult situation. Assistance may be availed of at the DSWD Regional Office or at the Social Welfare and Development (SWAD) satellite offices in the region.