Senator Francis Tolentino led the distribution of Assistance to Individuals in Crisis Situations (AICS) Payout in Diplahan, Zamboanga Sibugay. The event, held at the Diplahan Municipal Gym, was also attended by Congressman Wilter Yap Palma, Municipal Eric Yap Palma, Yvonne V. Palma, Congresswoman Antonieta “Ate Tata” Eudela of the 2nd District of Zamboanga Sibugay, Mayor Amy Olegario of Ipil, DSWD Regional Director Riduan P. Hadjimuddin, CESO IV, DSWD Assistant Regional Director for Administration Maria Corazon G. Sumicad, and the Municipal Mayor of Imelda Zamboanga Sibugay.
The distribution of AICS payout amounted to a total of 3 million pesos, benefitting a total of 1,500 beneficiaries from the Municipalities of Buug, Diplahan, Malangas, Imelda, Payao, Olutanga, Mabuhay, and Talusan.
The AICS program is a social safety net program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) that provides immediate assistance to individuals and families affected by crisis situations such as natural disasters, fire incidents, and other similar events. The program aims to help alleviate the burden of those who are in crisis situations and ensure their basic needs are met.
Senator Tolentino, in his message during the event, emphasized the importance of government assistance in times of crisis. He also highlighted the need for a responsive government that prioritizes the welfare of its citizens.
“During times of crisis, it is crucial that the government provides immediate assistance to those who are affected. We cannot let our fellow Filipinos suffer without help. That is why the AICS program is important, and we must continue to support programs like this that aim to help our people in times of need,” Senator Tolentino said.
The event was a testament to the government’s commitment to providing immediate assistance to those who are in crisis situations. It also highlighted the importance of collaboration among different government agencies and officials in ensuring that the needs of the people are addressed promptly.
In conclusion, the distribution of AICS payout in Diplahan, Zamboanga Sibugay, was a significant event that showcased the government’s efforts to support its citizens in times of crisis. It was a testament to the importance of government assistance and collaboration among different government agencies and officials in providing timely aid to those who are in need.