The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), under Department Order (DO) No. 219 Series of 2020, released the guidelines on the implementation of Tulong Panghanap Buhay Para sa Ating Disadvantaged/Displaced Workers (TUPAD), pursuant to Republic Act (R.A.) No. 10121. The DO was approved on October 28, 2020, and is set to provide employment and cash assistance aid to distressed workers affected by COVID-19.
The Tulong Panghanapbuhay Sa Ating Disadvantaged/ Displaced Workers (TUPAD) Program assists a total of 7,000 residents from Lapu-Lapu City. The community-based assistance package will provide emergency employment job opportunities for a total of 10 days.