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GOV’T TO PROVIDE FOOD AID VS CHILD MALNUTRITION

With data showing a rising number of families experiencing involuntary hunger, and with the country’s population expected to grow by 1.9 million this year, the government is now moving to provide food assistance for the most vulnerable groups in the country: malnourished children aged 6 months to 23 months old and nutritionally-at-risk pregnant women.This according […]

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NATIONAL ID SYSTEM TO HELP GOV’T PROVIDE VULNERABLE SECTORS WITH FOOD AID––NOGRALES

The government will prioritize systems that will expedite the delivery of food aid or financial support to vulnerable sectors, one of which is the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) or the National ID system.This according to Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, who at the Tapatan sa Aristocrat virtual forum on Monday stressed the importance of an accurate […]

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Politics

SEND HELP TO El NIÑO-STRICKEN FARMERS ASAP – ANGARA

Reelectionist Senator Sonny Angara said government needs to dispatch immediate help to farmers who are now suffering from drought caused by El Niño. “The government must ensure that intervention programs reach small-scale farmers and farmworkers to help them cope with and mitigate the extreme impacts of El Niño,” Angara said. “The government must ensure intervention […]

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Politics

USE OUR ‘KOKOTES,’ BUY AND USE EXCESS VEGGIE SUPPLY FOR SOCIAL PROGRAMS – PIMENTEL TO GOV’T AGENCIES

Reacting to news reports that there was an oversupply resulting in falling prices of vegetables in Benguet and other areas in the Cordilleras, Senator Koko Pimentel III has proposed a “creative solution to this welcome dilemma” through the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) purchase of the excess harvest and distributing them to agencies that have supplemental […]