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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

DA releases P600 million loan assistance to farmers

The Department of Agriculture has continued to provide loan assistance to farmers and fishers affected by the pandemic, releasing nearly P600 million to date......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 25th, 2020

DA to offer P1-B loan to farmers, fishermen

Marginal farmers and fishermen, and agri-fishery enterprises, will soon benefit from a P1-billion loan facility the Department of Agriculture (DA) will extend under a financing program to help them cope with the impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic on them. In a statement on Friday, Agriculture Secretary William Dar said his department’s Agriculture […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsApr 5th, 2020

AXA extends payment due date for Taal victims

To offer help towards customers who may have been affected by the Taal volcano unrest, AXA Philippines extends the due date for premium payments to 90 days (instead of the usual 30 days) for policyholders in selected affected areas in Batangas, Cavite, and Laguna. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families who are […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsFeb 28th, 2020

Pag-IBIG Fund Calamity Loan ready for members affected by Taal unrest

TOP executives of Pag-IBIG Fund announced on Jan.16 that they have allocated Calamity Loan funds for 2020 to help members affected by calamities, including the Taal Volcano eruption. “Pag-IBIG Fund has allocated calamity loan funds this year, which will help our members living in Batangas and Cavite following the destructive effects of the ashfall and […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsFeb 1st, 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

ASF-affected farmers get new livestock

SAN ISIDRO, Nueva Ecija — Hog farmers who were affected by the by the African swine fever (ASF) were assisted by the Department of Agriculture (DA) Regional Field Office lll in their losses and given 20 carabaos and 20 cows to start new livestock ventures. The distribution was made through the Livestock Program of the […] The post ASF-affected farmers get new livestock appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJul 5th, 2020

PH signs P24-b loan with Japan to fight virus

The Philippines and Japan on Wednesday signed an agreement for a 50-billion yen  (around P24-billion) loan to help in the government’s efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 and provide economic relief to Filipinos affected by the global health crisis......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 2nd, 2020

Coach Tab shoulders PBA fine on his own - despite offers of help

Gilas Pilipinas program director Tab Baldwin is taking full responsibility for the aftermath of his comments that caused some sort of controversy. A week ago, Baldwin was slapped with a fine of PHP 75,000 as well as a three-game suspension by the PBA. The American-Kiwi mentor has decided to pay the fine out of his own pocket - despite offers of help. "I am deeply humbled by the offer of those in the Ateneo community and friends from supportive companies to shoulder the cost of the fine imposed on me by the PBA," he said. "However, in these times that are so difficult for so many Filipinos, I would prefer that these generous offerings be donated to a much more important cause like Ateneo's ongoing COVID-19 drive for frontliners." Apparently, a number of Ateneo alumni as well as business owners have reached out to Coach Tab, telling him that they will pool together the funds to pay for his sanction. The Ateneo de Manila University's shot-caller and TNT consultant's fine was part of the PBA's disciplinary action for his "comments detrimental to the league." In the inaugural episode of Coaches Unfiltered, Baldwin said that the PBA’s imports stand on higher ground than local players. “A foul for a local player isn’t a foul on an import. Our local players are competitively disadvantaged in their ability to compete against imports,” he said. The brilliant tactician also touched on what he coined as “tactical immaturity” of local coaches - many of whom have not wasted time voicing out opposition to his claims. That was the 62-year-old's answer after being inquired by host Paolo Layug, “What are some of the similarities and differences between Philippine basketball and other places you’ve coached in? What is one thing about Philippine coaching culture that surprised you when you got here?” After his initial response of what he perceives to be “tactical immaturity” of local coaches, he then furthered that there are factors beyond their control affecting that. “Our player development here is mature, but our appreciation for tactical advancement and tactical systems is immature. Now, let me explain to you why I think that isn't necessarily coaches' fault.” That then led to Coach Tab's view on imports. “We should never have a single import playing on a team. Further, we should never have a single import that is given all of the rules latitude that imports are given here by referees,” he shared. The brilliant tactician said so because what he sees as preferential treatment for imports has long been an obstacle local players and coaches could not hurdle. “The imports who come here are very outstanding players… so if you’re a PBA coach and you don’t tactically run your systems through the import, you’re pretty stupid because they are given all the advantages,” he said. He then continued, “The PBA coaches are a smart lot, they’re good basketball coaches, but they could be much better if they were forced to coach much more. I believe, then they would show their real talents.” Those comments have ignited quite the firestorm that has affected the professional and collegiate ranks alike. With his disciplinary action now official, Baldwin has said no to offers of help - instead urging that those be put into efforts of organizations such as Simbahang Lingkod ng Bayan and Tanging Yaman Foundation in the continuing COVID-19 crisis. In the end, he said that the presence of those supporting him - in particular, Ateneo patron Manny V. Pangilinan - was more than enough. "I have been in the employ of boss MVP for over five years now and I continue to be grateful for the opportunity to coach his teams. I look forward to more successes on the court," he said. --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2020

SSS Opens COVID-19 Calamity Loan Assistance Program; Applications to be Accepted Online

The Social Security System (SSS) on Monday opened its Calamity Loan Assistance Program (CLAP) for members who are affected by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. SSS President and CEO Aurora C. Ignacio said the SSS estimates around 1.74 million potential member-borrowers for the program. Depending on the average of their monthly salary credit in […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJun 18th, 2020