Koronadal City- The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) 12 has already paid 1,969 affected workers for Covid-19 Adjustment Measures Program CAMP in the region amounting to Php 9,845,000.00 as of 03 April 2020.

This after the DOLE has appoved applications of 151 establishments coming from the different establishments or companies in the region.

Private establishments or businesses  that have implemented flexible work arrangements or had temporary closed were advised to apply their workers in the department on CAMP. Under the CAMP, affected workers from the private sector due to the impact of COVID-19 could avail a one-time Php 5,000.00 financial assistance from DOLE.

Qualified beneficiaries receive their 5K financial assistance through M Lhuillier money remittance to avoid influx of workers in DOLE offices. This is pursuant to guidelines set by National Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging and Infectious Diseases on social/physical distancing.

Beneficiaries who claimed their assistance went to social media to express their gratitude to DOLE 12 for fast processing of their claims.

“Maraming salamat po DOLE 12 sa tulong na inyong ibinigay. Mula sa aming lahat dito sa aming establishment , taos puso kaming nagpapasalamat sa tulong na ibinigay ninyo,” said Raymund of South Cotabato

“Mula sa aming establishment sa Isulan, we express our sincerest gratitude to DOLE 12 for the 5K financial assistance you have provided for all of us,” said Joy  of Sultan Kudarat Province.

“Thank you so much DOLE Region 12 for the CAMP assistance. This is one of the proofs from our employees in claiming the 5K financial assistance,” said Han Na of North Cotabato.

“We expect that more applications will come in the coming days and our department is ready to serve to help ease the burden of our affected workers in the region brought by Covid-19 pandemic,” RD Sisinio Cano said. End/CDGamboa