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Case Study of Informal Settlement Families

Requested from DSWD by Evelyn Ofalsa Reyes Reyes at 09:34 AM on Nov 19, 2019.
Purpose: for research subject in Master in Public Administration
Date of Coverage: 11/19/2019 - 11/19/2019
Tracking no: #DSWD-445439993538

Evelyn Ofalsa Reyes 09:34 AM, Nov 19, 2019

Hi, I'm a student of Master in Public Administration and part of the requirement is a case study on Resettlement of ISFs. With this, I would like to request the ff. documents:

Assessment on environmental condition of ISFs such as health conditions (data on diseases acquired in those areas), education, poverty, crime rate, child abuse and the like.  

Thank you very much.

Myrna 11:07 AM, Nov 21, 2019

November 21, 2019

Dear Evelyn Ofalsa Reyes,

Thank you for your request dated Nov 19, 2019 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Case Study of Informal Settlement Families.

We received your request on Nov 19, 2019 and will respond on or before Dec 10, 2019 09:34:17 AM, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at http://www.foi.gov.ph/requests/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHgsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEURTV0QtNDQ1NDM5OTkzNTM4DA, for request with ticket number #DSWD-445439993538.

Thank you.

Respectfully,

Myrna Reyes
FOI Officer
21 November 2019

Dear Ms. Evelyn Reyes,

Greetings!

Thank you for your request dated 19 November 2019 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You requested for information on: Assessment on environmental condition of ISFs such as health conditions (data on diseases acquired in those areas), education, poverty, crime rate, child abuse and the like.  

Response to your request

Unfortunately, the DSWD does not have the information you need. Thus, we are constrained to deny your request.

It is the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) that may have the data you need. Under R.A. 10625 (the Philippine Statistical Act of 2013), the PSA is the government agency responsible for preparing and conducting periodic censuses on population, housing, agriculture, fisheries, business, industry and other sectors of the economy. Hence, you may wish to direct your request to the PSA by submitting a request to the PSA via this portal. You may also contact the PSA by telephone at 462-6600 locals 839, 833 and 834 or via email at info@psa.gov.ph.

Additionally, the Department of Health (DOH) may also have the data you wish to obtain. Under Executive Order No. 292, the DOH is the government agency that is responsible to collect, analyze and disseminate statistical and other relevant information on the country’s health situation, and require the reporting of such information from appropriate sources. Therefore, you may wish to direct your request to the DOH via this portal. You may also contact the DOH by telephone at 8651-7800 locals 5003-5004 or via email at callcenter@doh.gov.ph.

Your right to request a review

If you are unhappy with this response to your FOI request, you may ask us to carry out an internal review of the response by writing to Secretary ROLANDO JOSELITO D. BAUTISTA at DSWD-Central Office, IBP Road Batasan Pambansa Complex, Constitution Hills, Quezon City. Your review request should explain why you are dissatisfied with this response, and should be made within 15 calendar days from the date when you received this letter. We will complete the review and tell you the result within 30 calendar days from the date when we receive your review request.

If you are not satisfied with the result of the review, you then have the right to appeal to the Office of the President under Administrative Order No. 22 (s. 2011).


Respectfully,

Atty. Maria Cassandra M. Urbiztondo
FOI Decision Maker

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