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GO, PADILLA BRING AID TO MINDANAO FLOOD VICTIMS

Senators Bong Go and Robin Padilla brought aid to two residents of Mindanao that were recently hit by floods. Go and Padilla went to Sta. Maria in Davao Occidental, where they distributed P2,000 each to 2,500 residents affected by flooding. The senators distributed P2,000 each to 2,500 residents. The legislators also distributed balls and bicycles […]

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1,870 PAMPANGA FARMERS GET GOV’T AID, SAYS DA

The Department of Agriculture in Central Luzon (DA-3) is continuously providing cash assistance to farmers in Pampanga under the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund-Rice Farmers Financial Assistance (RCEF-RFFA). A total of 1,870 rice farmers were given the cash aid at the Bren Z. Guiao Convention Center recently. Under the special provisions of the RCEF, the RFFA […]

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LANAO DEL SUR SENDS AID TO MAGUINDANAO DEL NORTE

The Lanao del Sur provincial government is continuously sending relief aid to its flooded municipalities, including those in the neighboring province of Maguindanao del Norte. Governor Mamintal Alonto-Adiong Jr. said he ordered the delivery of the second batch of provisions to the affected families with the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO) as the […]

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DMW GIVES ASSISTANCE TO OFWS STRANDED BY PAENG

Migrant Workers Secretary Susan Ople said the Department of Migrant Workers (DMWs) has extended assistance to Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) stranded by airline cancellations caused by Tropical Storm Paeng. Ople also directed OWWA to identify the needs of OFW families displaced by “Paeng.” “We are continuously monitoring the impact of Typhoon Paeng on our OFWs […]

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SAMAL CITY GETS P10-M FOR SWINE PRODUCTION PROJECT

Davao del Norte’s Island Garden City of Samal (IGACOS) is a recipient of P10 million worth of projects from the Department of Agriculture (DA) aimed at boosting its swine production, agricultural officials said. Olivia Gatus, the officer in charge of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) 11 (Davao region), said the projects consist of housing facilities, […]

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LEE: DIGITIZE FARMERS’ DATABASE FOR FAST ‘AYUDA’

AGRI Party-list Rep. Wilbert T. Lee called on the House leadership to provide an additional P521-M in the budget of the Department of Agriculture (DA) in House Bill No. 4488 or the General Appropriations Bill (GAB) to streamline the effectiveness of the Registry System for Basic Sectors in Agriculture (RSBSA). In his letter to the […]

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DA: KARDING-HIT FARMERS, FISHERS GET P709-M AID

As the Department of Agriculture (DA), through its Regional Field Offices, conducts assessments of damages and losses brought by Typhoon Karding in the agri-fisheries sector, it announced that over P709 million worth of assistance and interventions are available for affected farmers and fisherfolk. The Department has a Quick Response Fund amounting to P500 million that […]

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DMW READY TO AID OFWS IN QUAKE-HIT TAIWAN

Migrant Workers Secretary Susan Ople has ordered the Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) to extend aid and support to Filipino workers affected by the 6.6 magnitude earthquake that hit Taiwan recently. Ople also directed the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) as well as other labor officials in Taiwan to provide her regular updates as the […]

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DA GIVES P100-M WORTH OF AID TO ONION FARMERS

The Department of Agriculture (DA) allotted more than P100 million worth of interventions to support the country’s onion industry by improving productivity towards self-sufficiency and ensuring that onion farmers’ cooperatives and associations (FCAs) have ready markets for their produce. Based on the Philippine Onion Industry Roadmap 2021–2025 recently published by the DA, the country needs […]

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TOLENTINO VISITS EARTHQUAKE-HIT ABRA

Senator Francis Tolentino visited the quake-hit Province Abra following the Magnitude 7.0 earthquake that jolted vast parts of Northern Luzon recently. Tolentino, in coordination with the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), personally turned over monetary and relief assistance to some 3,000 affected families in the municipalities of Pidigan, Bangued, and Lagangilang. The said […]