Local officials in Brooke’s Point (L) and Rizal (R) receive the list of the poor households stored and encrypted in Compact Disc from Listahanan Regional Coordinator Ernie Jarabejo.

PALAWAN- The municipalities of Rizal and Brooke’s Point received the list of poor households from Listahanan of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) MIMAROPA as part of the data sharing agreements.

These local government units have complied with all provisions in the DSWD data sharing guidelines, a mechanism to safeguard the information of poor households in compliance with the Data Privacy Act of 2012, an act that protects individual personal and personal sensitive information.

This data sharing aims to establish a systematic way of sharing data and information of poor households as a basis for selecting potential beneficiaries of various local social protection programs.

Listahanan is a government mechanism that identifies who and where the poor are nationwide.###

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