Republic of the Philippines
Office of the President
Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office

Calamity Assistance Program

PHILIPPINE CHARITY SWEEPSTAKES OFFICE
Charity Assistance Department
SPECIAL PROJECTS DIVISION
Radiotherapy Bldg, Lung Center of the Philippines Complex, Quezon Avenue, Quezon City
Tel. Nos. 426-3735; 921-7608

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE PROGRAM

The program aims to assist families affected by natural and man-made calamities through the provision of funds and/or socks of rice and kits as determined by the agency.

In view of the mobilization of various agencies to take active roles in disaster management and to rationalize the utilization and distribution of agency resources, the program is currently being reviewed with regard to the specific role to be assumed by the agency in disaster management.

OBJECTIVE

To provide financial assistance to local government units and organizations through the conduct of relief and response efforts and/or the actual donation of goods and equipment to communities and institutions to directly benefit affected families.

TARGET BENEFICIARIES

All localities of the country that may be affected by various types of calamities/disasters

DOCUMENTARY REQUIREMENTS

  1. For victims of man-made disaster/calamity
    1. Individual Letter Request
    2. Barangay Certification
    3. DSWD Certification
    4. DSWD Master list of affected Families
    5. Photo Copy of valid ID
  2. For victims of natural disaster/calamity
    1. Individual Letter Request
    2. Barangay Certification
    3. DSWD Certification
    4. DSWD Master list of affected Families
    5. Photo Copy of valid ID
    6. Report from the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council
  3. For Local Government Units and Organizations
    1. Letter request
    2. Profile of the municipality/agency
    3. Report from the National/Regional Risk Reduction and Management Council
    4. Specific needs to be addressed with budgetary requirements

Note: Per Memorandum dated March 11, 2015 of OAGM Charity Sector.