The Social Security System (SSS) will provide a calamity assistance package, starting 27 November 2020, for its members and pensioners affected by destructive typhoons Ulysses, Rolly, and Quinta.

Those in areas declared by the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) as under State of Calamity can avail of the calamity assistance package. This will include the Calamity Loan Assistance Program (CLAP), Three-month Advance Pension for SS and Employees’ Compensation pensioners, and Direct House Repair and Improvement Loan.

Applications for the CLAP and Three-month Advance Pension will be open from 27 November 2020 until 26 February 2021. The Direct House Repair and Improvement Loan will be open for one year from the issuance of its corresponding circular.

The SSS will release the complete guidelines for the said programs through its media partners and its Facebook page at the “Philippine Social Security System.”

The SSS commiserates with everyone who was affected by the said typhoons. It hopes that through the assistance package and its regular benefit programs, it may help its members and pensioners during these difficult times.