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GENDER RESPONSIVE AGENCY

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Department of Public Works and Highways receives the GADtimpala 2018 citation from the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) during the 10th Year Anniversary Celebration of the Magna Carta for Women at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) held on August 15, 2019. The award received by DPWH Undersecretary Maria Catalina Cabral cited the agency for its efforts in pursuing gender equality and women empowerment within the organization and among its clientele.

DPWH Transparent But With Protocol Observed

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will be transparent but will have to exercise utmost care against personalities who have exploited the freedom of expression or of the press.

Secretary Mark A. Villar said that as public servants, the officials and employees of DPWH endeavor to act professionally in dealing with the press as key partners in communicating to the people what the government is doing for their benefit.

DPWH Receives NEA “Golden Dagitab” Award

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) was among the government offices in the executive branch presented with the “Golden Dagitab” Award by National Electrification Administration (NEA) in recognition and appreciation of the DPWH support and assistance extended to NEA and the electric cooperatives for the successful implementation of the rural electrification program. DPWH Stakeholders Relations Service Director Elizabeth P. Pilorin (3rd from right) representing DPWH Secretary Mark A.

DPWH builds more evacuation centers in Zamboanga

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After completing three (3) new evacuation centers, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is now fast tracking the completion of four (4) additional centers in Zamboanga Peninsula to accommodate more residents in times of calamities and disasters.

DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar commended DPWH Region 9 Director Cayamombao Dia for turning over three (3) newly-completed centers amounting to P102-million in the Municipality of Labason and Dipolog City, Zamboanga del Norte; and in the Municipality of Imelda, Zamboanga Sibugay.

DPWH builds more evacuation centers in Zamboanga

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After completing three (3) new evacuation centers, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is now fast tracking the completion of four (4) additional centers in Zamboanga Peninsula to accommodate more residents in times of calamities and disasters.

DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar commended DPWH Region 9 Director Cayamombao Dia for turning over three (3) newly-completed centers amounting to P102-million in the Municipality of Labason and Dipolog City, Zamboanga del Norte; and in the Municipality of Imelda, Zamboanga Sibugay.

Batanes quake damage to infra reasched P292-M

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Damage cost to infrastructure of the recent earthquakes in the archipelagic province of Batanes has already reached P292.85 million.

As of latest damage assessment of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) which was conducted from July 29 to 30, 2019, the estimated P292 million covers the damage of 978 residential, public building, roads, and slope protection structures in Barangays Sta. Lucia, San Rafael, Sta. Rosa, Sta. Maria, and Raele of Itbayat town.

Batanes quake damage to infra reached P292-M

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Damage cost to infrastructure of the recent earthquakes in the archipelagic province of Batanes has already reached P292.85 million.

As of latest damage assessment of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) which was conducted from July 29 to 30, 2019, the estimated P292 million covers the damage of 978 residential, public building, roads, and slope protection structures in Barangays Sta. Lucia, San Rafael, Sta. Rosa, Sta. Maria, and Raele of Itbayat town.

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