BUENAVISTA, Agusan del Norte – On November 15, 2018, 10:00am, the Provincial Peace and Order Council of Agusan del Norte awarded benefits under the Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program ( E-CLIP ) to 38 Former Rebels (FRs) at the Grand Palace Hotel, Butuan City Province of Agusan del Norte.
The 38 FRs received Livelihood Assistance and Firearms Remuneration. Each FR was given P65,000.00 as livelihood assistance. The amount for firearms remuneration depends on the kind of firearms surrendered.
Aside from livelihood assistance and firearms remuneration, the FRs are also given free skills training in Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Livelihood Program, other interventions under E-CLIP may include PhilHealth enrolment, housing, legal assistance and other social intervention.
The awarding ceremony was graced by Hon. Ma. Angelica Rosedell Amante-Matba as PPOC Chairperson Agusan del Norte, Ms Lilibeth Famacion as head of Task Force Balik Loob, Region XIII Director of DILG, Deputy Brigade Commander of 402nd Bde, Col Philip Lapinid, LTC Warren Munda 29IB and LTC Francisco Molina Jr. 23IB