DOLE Surigao del Norte- A total of 1,585 Surigaonons in mainland Surigao del Norte (SDN) received their salary from the Tulong Pangkabuhayan Para sa Displaced/ Disadvantaged (TUPAD) Workers #PostCovid Program.

DOLE Surigao del Norte Provincial Office, in cooperation with Congressional District II, released a total of Php 5,880,000.00 on September 29-30 (1st batch) and October 7-8, 2020 (2nd batch) respectively for the TUPAD salaries of 1,585 beneficiaries who rendered ten (10) days’ work at Php 320.00 rate per day in different Local Government Units (LGUs) in mainland SDN. The emergency employment included delivery of essential goods and services, packing of relief goods, sanitation and disinfection of communities, and transport services for Covid-19 frontliners among others.

TUPAD #PostCovid Program was implemented pursuant to the Administrative Order No. 114 series of 2020 an intervention program of the government that aim to contribute to the recovery of informal sector workers affected by the community quarantines due to the Covid-19 pandemic.