The Palawan Sangguninang Panlalawigan will summon the representatives of the Department of Health and Department of Agriculture next session.
Department of Agriculture
Camarines Norte Rep. Josie Talladi assured that assistance to farmers who have been deeply affected by recent calamities will come.
Occidental Mindoro Rep. Josephine Ramirez-Sato has met with the head of Department of Agriculture in MIMAROPA as she sought aid for the farmers affected by recent calamities.
The Department of Agriculture through the Philippine Crop Insurance Corporation (PCIC) has allotted P592,432,000 as indemnification fund for 32,761 Bicol farmers,whose insured crops were damaged by super typhoon “Rolly.”
The Ako Bicol partylist, in coordination with the Department of Agriculture and Provincial Government of Albay, has distributed farm equipment to farmers.
Occidental Mindoro Governor Ed Gadiano has graced the groundbreaking for the upgrading and concreting of farm-to-market road in Magsaysay town
Occidental Mindoro Rep. Josephine Ramirez-Sato led the distribution of assistance to farmers in the province.
Calapan City Mayor Arnan Panaligan has spearheaded the distribution of rice farmer subsidy assistance from the Department of Agriculture.
Albay Rep. Fernando Cabredo believes the Department of Agriculture’s Plant, Plant, Plant program is a good initiative, and it would bring better results if the farmers have a regular supply of water for their crops.
While many are happy that the government has provided cash aid to the poor and the vulnerable, Sorsogon Gov. Chiz Escudero said people should remain vigilant.