By: April Therese Tan
Incoming Department of Social Welfare and Development Secretary Erwin T. Tulfo visited Cebu yesterday, June 24, 2022 and was welcomed by the regional officials in Region 6, 7 and 8.
Together with his transition team, Tulfo visited the Field Office VII in Cebu City and its facilities including the Visayas Disaster Resource Center (VDRC) Reception and Study Center for Children, Home For Girls and Regional Haven for Women to ensure that they understand the various programs and services of the agency in the delivery of its mandate.
At the VDRC, Tulfo and his transition team were oriented and briefed on the function of the VDRC in disaster and humanitarian support for the Filipino people.
Engr. Irish Flor Yaranon of VDRC also conducts the briefing on the inception of the facility and functions of the mechanized production system for Family Food Packs (FFPs).
The DSWD regional officials also had a meeting with Tulfo to orient the later and his team with the situationer of the Visayas field offices.
Tulfo in his speech underscores the mission of the agency to help the poor and vulnerable sector.
He also emphasizes the welfare of DSWD employees.