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Yolanda taught Eastern Visayas farmers to diversify livelihood

eutiquo casiroman plows the rice field using the hand tractor provided to the farmers' association
BETTER FARMING. Eutiquo Casiroman plows the rice field using the hand tractor provided to the farmers’ association that he is a part of by Plan International. Photo courtesy of Plan International

‘We are now resilient farmers. When another typhoon comes, we will no longer have a hard time coping,’ says a farmer from Balangiga, Eastern Samar

EASTERN SAMAR, Philippines (Nov. 8, 2016)— Three years after Super Typhoon Yolanda (international name Haiyan), coconut farmers in Eastern Visayas have improved their farming practices and engaged in diversified livelihood to adapt to the “new normal.”  Continue reading Yolanda taught Eastern Visayas farmers to diversify livelihood

Cagayan needs Yolanda-like rehab plan – Governor Mamba

super typhoon lawin (haima) battered cagayan
AFTERMATH. Super Typhoon Lawin (Haima) battered Cagayan on October 19, 2016. Photo by Raymon Dullana/Rappler

Super Typhoon Lawin (Haima) left P5.7 billion worth of damage to agriculture and P2.8 billion worth of damage to infrastructure in Cagayan

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Philippines (Nov. 6, 2016) — Cagayan Governor Manuel Mamba on Sunday, November 6, said the province needs a Yolanda-like rehabilitation plan to cope with the damage brought by Super Typhoon Lawin (Haima) last month.  Continue reading Cagayan needs Yolanda-like rehab plan – Governor Mamba