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Gov’t 25k loan offer for Taal affected farmers, fisherfolk hit

Out of the 4.1 trillion recently signed budget, P 16 B was appropriated for National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council or Calamity fund which is 20 percent lower from the P20 B last year. The post Gov’t 25k loan offer for Taal affected farmers, fisherfolk hit appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource: bulatlat bulatlatJan 14th, 2020

Duterte bans return to danger zones

President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered people not to go to the danger zones of Taal volcano for their safety. The President made the remark during the distribution of financial assistance to farmers and fisherfolk in Batangas affected by the volcanic eruption at the Batangas Provincial Sports Complex on Tuesday. Duterte handed more than P7.5 million […] The post Duterte bans return to danger zones appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJan 15th, 2020

Taal affected farmers, fisherfolk need aid, not loans — group

Out of the 4.1 trillion recently signed budget, P 16 B was appropriated for National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council or Calamity fund which is 20 percent lower from the P20 B last year. The post Taal affected farmers, fisherfolk need aid, not loans — group appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsJan 15th, 2020

Benguet farmers, traders send veggies to Taal folks

< 1 MIN READ Benguet vegetable farmers and traders donated tons of vegetables for the residents affected by the explosion of Taal volcano in Batangas. The post Benguet farmers, traders send veggies to Taal folks appeared first on Northern Dispatch......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsJan 17th, 2020

Fisherfolk group urges comprehensive study first amid DOH warning vs fish from Taal Lake

“A concrete study will decisively encourage and educate the affected fisherfolk and poor consumers in nearby area,” Hicap reasoned......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 16th, 2020

PRRD Distributes P160M-Worth of Agri-Fishery Assistance to Taal Affected Farmers, Fishers

President Rodrigo Duterte distributed an initial P160-million worth of agriculture, fishery and livelihood assistance to farmers, fishers and other ruralfolk affected by the Taal Volcano eruption, in simple ceremonies on January 14, 2020 at Batangas City Sports Complex, which serves as one of the evacuation centers. The President was joined by Senator Christopher “Bong” Go, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJan 16th, 2020

DTI offers loan to Taal victims

The Trade Department is extending P50 million in microfinancing to business owners who were affected by Taal Volcano eruption......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 16th, 2020

Farmers hit by Taal ashfall need aid, not loans

"Our taxes should be enough to cover the emergency aid," Rep. Fortun said, adding the government should be able to relocate displaced farmers and fisherfolk at low repayment rates. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 14th, 2020

Globe, Smart offer free calls, internet for Taal Volcano eruption victims

MANILA, Philippines – Globe Telecom and Smart Communications are providing free internet connection as well as free calls and charging stations for those affected by the ongoing  Taal Volcano eruption . Globe has provided free internet connection in all 4 terminals of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 13th, 2020

DA Lines Up Agri-Fishery Support to Typhoon-Stricken Farmers in Aklan and Capiz

Agriculture Secretary William D. Dar pledged immediate interventions to the farmers and fisherfolk affected by the recent devastation of Typhoon Ursula in the different towns in Capiz and Aklan. About P169 million losses in the agri-fishery sector in Region 6 were reported and validated by the Department of Agriculture (DA) as of December 30. Of […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJan 3rd, 2020

SSS to Provide Calamity Assistance to Earthquake-Stricken Members, Pensioners in Mindanao

The state-run Social Security System (SSS) over the weekend said members and pensioners affected by the series of earthquakes in Southern Mindanao may now avail of the Calamity Assistance Package. SSS President and Chief Executive Officer Aurora C. Ignacio said that the pension fund will offer calamity loan and Direct House Repair and Improvement Loan […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsNov 20th, 2019

DA to help farmers coping with Ineng damage

The Department of Agriculture is allocating funds for emergency loan assistance to farmers affected by Tropical Storm Ineng as damage to agriculture and infrastructure has risen to P292 million......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 26th, 2019

Landbank extends P1-B loan to small farmers, fisherfolk

MANILA, Philippines - State-owned Land Bank of the Philippines is extending P1 billion in loans to farmers, fisherfolk and small enterprises as it pushes for.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 1st, 2016

National government to fully support Taal-affected LGUs

Sen. Christopher “Bong” Go said President Duterte has instructed concerned government agencies to support the recovery efforts of local government units affected by Taal Volcano......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News3 hr. 26 min. ago

Creation of Taal Commission pushed

Lawmakers called yesterday for the creation of a commission or task force that would oversee the rehabilitation and recovery of areas in Batangas and Cavite affected by Taal Volcano’s eruption......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News3 hr. 26 min. ago

Duterte set to visit evacuees in Batangas

President Duterte will visit evacuees in Batangas tomorrow to personally assess the situation in areas affected by the eruption of Taal Volcano, according to presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News3 hr. 26 min. ago

Around 70,000 evacuated in Calabarzon, says NDRRMC

Close to 100,000 people in CALABARZON (Region IV-A) are affected by the Taal Volcano unrest......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News15 hr. 39 min. ago

SM Group organizes relief and recovery efforts for Taal victims

[Editor's note: Private sectors are also doing their part to help the victims of the Taal Volcano eruption. Here is a story from SM Supermalls.] MANILA, Philippines – After the recent eruption of the Taal Volcano in Batangas which affected thousands of Filipinos in Southern Luzon, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News15 hr. 51 min. ago

Batangas gov t: More than 160,000 evacuees as Taal Volcano still rumbles

BATANGAS CITY, Philippines – More than 160,000 evacuees from affected areas in Batangas have been distributed in evacuation centers in Batangas, Cavite, and Quezon provinces nearly a week since Taal Volcano  started erupting on January 12, the Batangas provincial government said on Saturday, January 18.  .....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News15 hr. 51 min. ago

Coca-Cola donates 40,000 liters of water

After the recent significant volcanic activity in Taal Volcano, with affected communities relocated to outside possible danger zones, Coca-Cola immediately mobilized volunteers for relief operations and served as among first responders......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated News16 hr. 26 min. ago

SM leads first medical mission in areas hit by Taal eruption

Displaced families by the recent Taal volcano eruption were given immediate medical assistance through SM’s three-day Oplan Tulong Express. The the first medical mission held for affected communities takes place until January 19 at Batangas and Lipa......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News20 hr. 39 min. ago