GSIS ready to assist members, pensioners hit by Florita

Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) president and general manager Wick Veloso announced today that GSIS will open its emergency loan program to assist its members and pensioners affected by severe tropical storm Florita. GSIS members who have existing emergency loan balance may borrow up to Php40,000 to pay off their previous emergency loan balance and still receive a maximum net amount of Php20,000. Those without existing emergency loan may apply for Php20,000. Pensioners may likewise apply for a Php20,000 loan. Active members residing or working in affected areas as well as old-age and disability pensioners based in the same areas...