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Project Bangon Marawi, Year 1: DSWD-Region 12 blows a billion pesos on food packs, various kits for Marawi

By Malou Mangahas and Karol Ilagan Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism NEARLY EVERY month in the last half of 2017, the Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office in Region XII (Central Mindanao) went on a shopping binge and ended up splurging over a billion pesos. It spent the sum — courtesy of taxpayers […]