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DSWD holds dialogue with Bukidnon farmers affected by El Niño

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EL NIÑO. DWSD Field Office Region X signs an agreement with Bukidnon farmers to expedite rice aid to El Niño-affected farmers. Photo from DSWD

The DSWD and the group of farmers sign a covenant to expedite the distribution of aid among El Niño-affected farmers in Bukidnon

MANILA, Philippines (July 28, 2016) — What happened to the Bukidnon farmers gravely affected by the drought earlier this year?  Continue reading DSWD holds dialogue with Bukidnon farmers affected by El Niño

#EarthDay2016, What do the Earth’s resources mean to you

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Individuals and groups are working in their own ways to make #EarthDay2016 meaningful, and are challenging people everywhere to take action

MANILA, Philippines (Apr. 23, 2016) — Taking care of the earth should be everyone’s priority, but sometimes people need a reminder of their responsibilities. Enter April 22, Earth Day.

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El Niño damage in Cebu reaches P186M, so far

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RELIEF FUND. Cebu province has a Disaster Risk Management fund of about P135 million – about 30% of it is allocated for the Quick Response Fund

The figure is based on the damage reports submitted by 22 out of 51 local government units

CEBU CITY, Philippines (Apr. 22, 2016) — Damage to agriculture in this province due to the prolonged dry spell has reached P186 million, according to initial reports reaching Cebu’s Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office.

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