Here are the various assistance offered by Sandro’s office–and how to avail of them

Published August 13, 2022, 6:43 PM

by Ellson Quismorio

Aside from crafting laws, it is also expected of a Philippine congressman to provide his or her constituents with various forms of assistance or dole outs.

Ilocos Norte 1st district Rep. Sandro Marcos (PPAB)

Presidential son, Ilocos Norte 1st district Rep. Sandro Marcos is no exception.

On Saturday, Marcos took to his Facebook to inform his followers about the different forms of assistance that his office offers. The post came with a list of the requirements for every type of assistance.

The requirements are mostly composed of the necessary certificates and identification cards.

“Please be informed of the following requirements for the different assistance offered by my office in coordination with the different government agencies concerned,” Marcos wrote in his post.

Here are the various types of assistance offered by the neophyte solon and their respective coverages:

Food/ non-food assistance: Immediate provision of hot meals, food allowance, food packs.

Transportation assistance: Back to province, attend to emergency cases.

Education assistance: Tuition, school supplies, transportation expenses, other school expenses.

Medical assistance: Hospitalization expenses, purchase of medicines, medical treatment and procedures.

Burial assistance: Funeral cost, bringing remains of the deceased to their residence.

Cash assistance for other support services: Victims of sexual abuse; families of KIA/ WIA uniformed personnel; repatriated or deported OFs, LSI, PLHIV; rebel returnees; victims of fire; victims of armed conflict.

Marcos, 28, is a senior deputy majority leader in the House of Representatives.