FDCP Updates DEAR Application Period and Coverage
April 09, 2020
Republic of the Philippines
Office of the President
FILM DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL OF THE PHILIPPINES
ADVISORY NO. 03
Series of 2020
Relative to FDCP Advisories No. 01, 01-A and 02 on the activation of the FDCP DISASTER/EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE AND RELIEF (DEAR), DEAR ACTION! and DEAR PRESS! and the announcement of the President on the extension of the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ), the following updates on the guidelines are hereby issued:
1. Coverage of Qualified Suspended Work. With the extension of the ECQ, the coverage of qualified cancelled/suspended work days as required for eligibility to DEAR programs shall be from March 15-April 30, 2020.
2. Application Period. Applications for the DEAR Programs will be accepted until April 30, 2020.
3. Holy Week Operations. In observance of the regular non-working holidays during Holy Week, processing of applications and release of disbursements on April 9-10 (Maundy Thursday and Good Friday) will be suspended. However, email applications may still be sent by applicants.
Regular online operations shall resume on April 13, 2020.
Earlier issuances on such matters that are inconsistent herewith are hereby amended accordingly.
For information and guidance.
See signed document here:
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