THE Office of Third District Representative Francisco “Kiko” Benitez organized on August 3 and 4, distribution of cash assistance for individuals in crisis situation (AICS) in close coordination with the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and local government units.
A total of 184 beneficiaries received financial assistance for medical and burial expenses: 54 in Talisay, 11 in EB Magalona, 41 in Murcia, 35 in Silay and 43 in Victorias.
DSWD released total funding of P815,000.
Distribution was facilitated following health protocols in separate venues: August 3 for Silay, EB Magalona and Victorias and August 4 in Talisay and Murcia.
In Victorias, Councilor Derek Palanca assisted the distribution and in Murcia, Mayor Gerry Rojas joined the program.