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DA GIVES P186-M TO AID SOUTH COTABATO FARMERS

Agriculture Secretary William Dar launched the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund-Rice Farmers Financial Assistance (RCEF-RFFA) Program and awarded different interventions amounting to over P186.81 million for the farmers in the province of South Cotabato. The RCEF-RFFA will benefit the province’s 13,014 rice farmers tilling two hectares and below by providing P5,000 direct cash assistance totaling P65.07 […]

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DEPED-ZAMBALES FACE-TO-FACE CLASSES GET LGU AID

The Schools Division Office (SDO) of Zambales in Region 3 showcased the collaborations they established with involved local government units (LGUs) and communities in preparation for the pilot face-to-face classes. During the virtual EduAksyon press briefing, SDO Zambales School District Superintendent Romeo Alip shared that LGUs and IP communities of the ten participating schools are […]

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DA GIVES P231M AID TO BATANGAS FARMERS, FISHERFOLK

The Department of Agriculture (DA) distributed more than P231 million worth of seeds, fertilizers, pesticides, tools, machinery, and other interventions to farmers, fisherfolk, and organizations in Batangas who were affected by the eruption of the Taal Volcano. The volcanic eruption mainly affected the provinces of Batangas, Cavite, and Laguna wherein 12,438 hectares of CALABARZON’s agricultural […]

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VACCINATION NOT NEEDED TO GET AID – VILLANUEVA

Any proposal to write into the 2022 national budget a provision making COVID-19 vaccination a requisite for receiving DSWD aid such the 4Ps stipend will penalize the “jabless jobless,” Senator Joel Villanueva said. “Kung mayroon man pong ganoon na panukala, I think it will be dead on arrival in the Senate,” said Villanueva, chairman of […]

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BONG GO AIDS FIRE-HIT BUTUAN CITY RESIDENTS

Senator Christopher “Bong” Go urged communities to be extra careful and vigilant by strengthening their fire safety efforts following the enactment of the Bureau of Fire Protection Modernization Act of 2021, which he principally authored and co-sponsored in the Senate, last September. The law mandates the BFP to implement a modernization program which will be […]

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DA GIVES CORDILLERA FARMERS P556-M AID – DAR

Rice and vegetable farmers in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), who have been affected by the recent typhoon, received interventions amounting to P556,345,158 funded by the government through the Department of Agriculture (DA). Agriculture Secretary William Dar led the OneDA family in the awarding of various assistance during the launch of the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement […]

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‘AYUDA’ FOR FARMERS AMID OIL PRICE HIKES URGED

As oil price hikes increase food production costs, Senator Kiko Pangilinan proposes that farmers and fisherfolk receive immediate cash assistance and fuel subsidies to keep food prices down. “Pag mataas ang food production cost, mataas ang presyo ng pagkain. Kaya ngayong tumataas ang presyo ng langis, kailangang tulungan natin ang ating mga magsasaka at mangingisda […]

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ATAYDE, VOLUNTEERS EXTEND AID IN QC’S 1ST DISTRICT

“With the ongoing pandemic, there are a lot of problems in the first district of Quezon City (QCD1), but there are also a lot of people who want to help out, and it is this bayanihan spirit that will help the district recover faster in the months to come.” This according to QC District 1 […]

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ZUBIRI BRINGS DONATIONS TO MARING-HIT NORTH LUZON

Senate Majority Leader Migz Zubiri recently visited North Luzon provinces to deliver rice donations in the wake of Typhoon Maring. Zubiri turned over seven hundred sacks of rice to Tuguegarao City and the provinces of Cagayan, Isabela, and Nueva Ecija. Earlier, he also sent donations to the province of La Union. Typhoon Maring caused severe […]

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DA ALLOTS P822M FOR ‘MARING’-HIT FARMERS, FISHERS

The Department of Agriculture (DA) has allotted an initial P822-million worth of various interventions to assist farmers and fisherfolk affected by “Typhoon Maring” that caused damage to major crops, livestock, and fishery products, mostly in Northern Luzon (Regions 1, 2, and CAR). “We will continue to provide our typhoon and flood-affected farmers and fisherfolk in […]