In a message to reporters, DILG Undersecretary Jonathan Malaya said this includes PHP2.72 billion for Laguna and PHP700 million for Bataan.
Meanwhile, the National Capital Region will also receive a PHP368 million supplemental budget for the grant of the financial assistance.
DILG Secretary Eduardo Año earlier sought a supplemental budget of PHP278 million to ensure that all qualified recipients in the NCR will receive the national government’s financial assistance.
The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) earlier released an initial PHP10.8 billion for the grant of cash aid to qualified recipients in Metro Manila, which is under ECQ from Aug. 6 to 20.
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