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Description: The service is available to World War II veterans of Cebu City only. The objective is to provide them with burial assistance in the amount of Twenty Five Thousand Pesos (25,000.00).

1  Client/s: Wife, son or daughter of the veteran who has a residency in Cebu City for 10 years, and a duly registered veteran in the Veteran Federation
2  Contact Person/s: Anne Niña F. Suico
3  Location: Office for Senior Citizens’ Affairs (OSCA)
                        Ground Floor, Executive Bldg., Cebu City Hall
4  Availability: Monday-Friday / 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
5  Duration of the Service: -
6  Requirement/s: Voter’s affidavit, Letter request, death certificate, barangay certification attested by two (2) neighbors, written recommendation of the District Commander and Post Commander of PVAO, photocopy of old age pension/pension check, photocopy of military service record.
       NOTE: Only nineteen (19) qualified veterans shall be extended with the burial assistance every year due to limitation of the budget.

7  Procedure in Availing the Service:

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1. Submit the requirements to OSCA. OSCA personnel reviews the documents and verifies if the veteran is in the masterlist of PVAO. Cherry Lyn Borbajo 2 min.
2. Wait for any further advise as to the veracity of the claim. OSCA personnel prepares the voucher. Voucher shall passed through City Budget Office, Office of the City Accountant and the City Treasurer’s Office. 3 min.
3. Follow up call at OSCA for the status of processing. months
4. Receive the check from the City Treasurer’s Office at the Cash Division. The City Treasurer’s ffice (Cash Division) releases the check for burial assistance to qualified veteran thru his legitimate claimant. 1 min.

This information appeared first on the 2009 Version of the Cebu City Citizen's Guidebook published by the Cebu City Government through the efforts of the Mayor's Management Team.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 April 2015 14:47