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DOF orders immediate release of seized rice to DSWD as Ompong approaches

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III has ordered the Bureau of Customs to immediately release seized smuggled rice and other food items to the Department of Social Welfare and Development to augment government preparations for the onslaught of typhoon Ompong (international name: Mangkhut)......»»

Category: financeSource: philstar philstarSep 14th, 2018

NFA to release more rice for Ompong victims

QUEZON CITY, Sept. 22 (PIA) -- The National Food Authority (NFA) is releasing more rice for the victims of Typhoon Ompong."With the damage being so severe, particularly among farmers in the.....»»

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NFA to release more rice for Ompong victims

QUEZON CITY, Sept. 22 (PIA) -- The National Food Authority (NFA) is releasing more rice for the victims of Typhoon Ompong."With the damage being so severe, particularly among farmers in the.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2018

Customs to release smuggled rice for Ompong victims

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) will release 7,000 sacks of suspected smuggled rice to those affected by Typhoon Ompong......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 17th, 2018

Rise to the occasion

Oftentimes, ordinary citizens find it difficult to understand the rhyme or reason behind government policies and directives. But the directive of Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III for the Bureau of Customs to release smuggled rice to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) for distribution as relief goods to people affected by typhoon “Ompong” […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsSep 16th, 2018

Cua to Lapeña: Donate smuggled rice from Thailand to DSWD

        A lawmaker has called on Customs Chief Isidro Lapea to donate the seized smuggled rice worth P125 million to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) for the agency's relief operations. The call of Quirino Rep. Dakila Cua, chair of the House Ways and Means Committee, was made days after the Bureau of Customs (BOC) seized 2,500 tons of smuggled rice from Thailand that was consigned to Sta. Rosa Farms. "Nananawagan po tayo kay BOC Commissioner Sid Lapea na i-donate ang nakumpiskang smuggled rice sa Department of Social Welfare and Development para maipamahagi sa mga nasalanta ng baha," Cua said in a statement on Friday. "Malak...Keep on reading: Cua to Lapeña: Donate smuggled rice from Thailand to DSWD.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 17th, 2018

NFA Council orders release of rice import permits

MANILA, Philippines - The interagency National Food Authority Council has ordered the signing of all import permits for the remaining volume of rice under an.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 18th, 2017

DSWD to Release PRRD-Promised Rice Subsidy to 4.4 Million 4Ps Household Beneficiaries Starting March

DSWD to Release PRRD-Promised Rice Subsidy to 4.4 Million 4Ps Household Beneficiaries Starting March.....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMar 17th, 2017

DSWD orders immediate release of shelter aid for Lawin survivors - Rappler

DSWD orders immediate release of shelter aid for Lawin survivors - Rappler.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsOct 23rd, 2016

DSWD orders immediate release of shelter aid for Lawin survivors

DSWD orders immediate release of shelter aid for Lawin survivors.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 23rd, 2016

DILG orders 16 local execs to explain absence during & apos;Ompong& apos; onslaught - INQUIRER.net

DILG orders 16 local execs to explain absence during 'Ompong' onslaught - INQUIRER.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsSep 21st, 2018

DILG asks 16 Cagayan, Cordillera mayors to explain absence

The Department of the Interior and Local Government has issued show cause orders to 16 mayors from Cagayan Valley and the Cordillera Administrative Region, seeking explanation for their absence in their respective jurisdictions at the height of the onslaught of Typhoon Ompong last week......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 20th, 2018

Ompong farm losses in Northern Luzon now P17 billion

In Photo: A rice field submerged in floodwater after the onslaught of Typhoon Ompong now serves as a fishing area for this resident of Calumpit, Bulacan, long a catch basin for waters cascading fro Source link link: Ompong farm losses in Northern Luzon now P17 billion.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 20th, 2018

Ompong farm losses in Northern Luzon now P17 billion

In Photo: A rice field submerged in floodwater after the onslaught of Typhoon Ompong now serves as a fishing area for this resident of Calumpit, Bulacan, long a catch basin for waters cascading fro.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 20th, 2018

Ompong destroys P3.9M worth of crops in NegOcc

BACOLOD City – An estimated P3.9 million worth of damage to crops was recorded in Negros Occidental following the onslaught of typhoon Mangkhut, or locally known as Ompong last week. Based on an official report released by the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist (OPA), around P3.9 million worth of rice crops were either damaged or […] The post Ompong destroys P3.9M worth of crops in NegOcc appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 19th, 2018

NFA doles out 32,000 bags of rice to Ompong victims

THE National Food Authority (NFA) has released 32,391 bags of rice as of today (Sept. 18) to Typhoon Ompong victims. The post NFA doles out 32,000 bags of rice to Ompong victims appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsSep 18th, 2018

Initial rice crop losses due to typhoon Ompong estimated at P4.97 billion - BusinessWorld Online

Initial rice crop losses due to typhoon Ompong estimated at P4.97 billion - BusinessWorld Online.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsSep 18th, 2018

Philippines’ paddy rice losses from Typhoon Ompong exceed forecasts by 60%

MANILA — The Philippines lost a total of 250,730 tonnes of paddy rice due to the strong typhoon that hit its northern provinces over the weekend, according to initial official estimates, exceeding a worst-case forecast by 60 percent. The Philippines, one of the world’s biggest rice importers, had been under pressure to boost its stocks […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsSep 17th, 2018

Cimatu orders stop to Cordillera small-scale mining after Ompong landslides

  MANILA, Philippines – Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu ordered a stop to all small-scale mining operations in Itogon, Benguet following the death and entrapment of miners due to landslides in the town caused by Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut). "I officially ordered cease and desist of illegal small-scale minng operations ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 17th, 2018

DTI warns rice retailers vs price abuse

Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez on Sunday warned rice retailers they would lose their license if they sell regular and well milled commercial rice higher than their average price in the aftermath of Typhoon Ompong. The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) will require retailers to sell rice cheaper, he said. Lopez gave the warning at […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsSep 17th, 2018

Victims who lost houses after Lawin suffer same fate after Ompong

CAGAYAN, Philippines – In October 2016, William Quillopo lost his house due to Super Typhoon Lawin (Haima). It took him months to recover as he had to await assistance from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). Now, he is facing the same fate as Typhoon ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 16th, 2018