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Total number of malnutrition and poverty in the City of Bacoor, Cavite

Requested from DSWD by Jerom Bargel at 06:24 PM on Nov 20, 2019.
Purpose: Research
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2019 - 10/31/2019
Tracking no: #DSWD-998281718865

Jerom 06:24 PM, Nov 20, 2019

Good day!

I would like to know the total number and percentage of poverty and malnutrition in the City of Bacoor, Cavite out of its total population as of October 2019.

Thank you and God bless

Myrna 11:22 AM, Nov 21, 2019

November 21, 2019

Dear Jerom,

Thank you for your request dated Nov 20, 2019 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Total number of malnutrition and poverty in the City of Bacoor, Cavite.

We received your request on Nov 20, 2019 and will respond on or before Dec 11, 2019 06:24:56 PM, 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 https://2017annualreport08102018-dot-efoi-ph.appspot.com/requests/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHgsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEURTV0QtOTk4MjgxNzE4ODY1DA, for request with ticket number #DSWD-998281718865.

Thank you.

Respectfully,

Myrna Reyes
FOI Officer

Jerom 11:56 AM, Nov 21, 2019

Thank you so much.
22 November 2019

Dear Mr. Jerom Bagel,

Greetings!

Thank you for your request dated 22 November 2019 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You requested for information on the total number and percentage of poverty and malnutrition in the City of Bacoor, Cavite out of its total population as of October 2019.  

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 National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) that may have the data you need. Under R.A. 8425, the NAPC is the government agency responsible to oversee, monitor and recommend measures to ensure the effective formulation, implementation and evaluation of policies, programs and resource allocation and management of social reform and poverty alleviation programs. You may contact the NAPC via this portal; through telephone at (02) 426-5028; or through email at info@napc.gov.ph.

The Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI) of the Department of Science and Technology may also have the data you wish to obtain. Under Executive Order No. 128, series of 1987, the FNRI is the government agency responsible to undertake researches that define the citizenry’s nutritional status, with reference to the malnutrition problem, its causes and effects. You may contact the FNRI via this portal; through telephone at 837-2934 or via email at mvc@fnri.dost.gov.ph.

Furthermore, since you are asking for information specific to Bacoor, Cavite, the Local Government Unit (LGU) of Bacoor may also have the data you wish to obtain. 

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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