ORIENTAL, MINDORO – First batch of COVID-19 Adjustment Measures Program (CAMP) assistance amounting to Php8,545,000.00 was released to 1,709 employees coming from 100 different establishments in MIMAROPA Region on 01 April 2020.

Having been qualified with the documentary requirements submitted by the employers, each qualified employee received one-time Php5,000.00 cash financial assistance through bank transfers or via money remittance center for those who do not have ATM payroll system.

Currently, DOLE MIMAROPA continuously evaluates and process thousands of applications ensuring that no workers will be left behind amid COVID-19 outbreak.

For those employers who are not yet submitting their applications, DOLE MIMAROPA encouraged them to avail such financial assistance for the benefit of the workers and reminded them that any misrepresentations and tampered documents may cause disqualification

DOLE launched CAMP last 17 March 2020 as the safety net program that offers financial support to affected workers in private establishments that have adopted Flexible Working Arrangements and Temporary Closure due to COVID19 pandemic.

End/Emmanuel Antonio P. Portugal Jr.