MANILA, Philippines — It seems that only low-income families in the National Capital Region (NCR) would receive the P8,000 cash subsidy under the Bayanihan to Heal as One Act while those in other regions would receive P5,000 to P6,500.
This was based on the breakdown released Tuesday by Albay 2nd District Rep. Joey Salceda.
To recall, Section 4 (c) of Republic Act No. 11469 or the Bayanihan to Heal as One Act tackles an emergency subsidy for around 18 million low-income households in the country affected by enforced strict quarantines because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The subsidy amounts range from P5,000 to P8,000 a month for two months and are computed based on the “prevaili…