KIDAPAWAN CITY, North Cotabato, May 31 (PIA)--- A total of 103 farmers from the towns of Makilala and Magpet and from Kidapawan City recently received farm animals from the province’s Animal Dispersal Program.
From the said number, 19 were from the villages of Makilala, 10 from Kidapawan City and 74 from Magpet town. The farm animals which were particularly distributed to drought- affected farmers include piglets and goats.
KIDAPAWAN CITY, North Cotabato, May 31 (PIA) -- Over 20,000 drought-hit households in Kidapawan City are set to receive rice from the city government here.
By order from Mayor Joseph Evangelista, the City Social Welfare and Development Office in partnership with the Philippine Red Cross resumed on Tuesday (May 31) the conduct of Rice Calamity Assistance Distribution.
By Merlito G. Edale Jr.
CAUAYAN CITY, Isabela, May 29 (PIA) – The city agriculture office here is set to distribute free rice and corn seeds to marginalized farmers in the city next week.
Rufino Arcega, city agriculturist, said his office will provide free rice and corn seeds for the marginalized farmers who were not able to avail of said subsidy last cropping season.
Arcega said there are more than 2,000 bags of rice seeds and 700 bags of corn seeds ready for distribution next week.
PASIG CITY, May 30 - As the rainy season is about to start, Secretary Mel Senen S. Sarmiento of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is calling on all local government units (LGUs) to carry out the disaster preparedness measures under Operation Listo.
According to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), the current El Nino is already in its decaying stage and there is a possible rise of La Nina during the second half of 2016.
KIDAPAWAN CITY, North Cotabato, May 26 (PIA)---In an effort to help drought-affected families in the province, the provincial government has fast tracked rice distribution to over 200,000 family beneficiaries.
Per report of the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO), the relief operations which started on April 25 and will end today has benefited families from over 300 villages in the province’s lone city and 17 municipalities.