DSWD: DAP was used in ARMM

English: The National Budget of the Philippine...
Amid the controversy on the distribution and utilization of funds under the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP), the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said today it received in 2011 additional allotment of P1.97 billion from DAP for the implementation of various social services in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM).
With the additional allotment, the DSWD provided resource augmentation to the local government of ARMM to implement the following programs and projects: Construction of Day Care Centers, Modified Shelter Assistance Project, Emergency Shelter Assistance, Supplementary Feeding, Sustainable Livelihood, and Cash-for-work.
Of the P1.97 billion, P1.639,382,131.76 was released to both AFP Engineer Brigade (AFP-EB) as implementing partner and DSWD ARMM from December 2011 to December 2012 for the implementation of  the said projects.  On the other hand, of the remaining balance of P331,762,868,  some P309,350,000 were allotted for the Sustainable Livelihood Program. The amount of P22,412,868 was incurred as savings and was reverted back to the National Treasury.
To date, of the total P1.63-billion program funds released, more than P1.062 billion has already been liquidated by the DSWD ARMM and AFP-EB.