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Awarding of Indemnity to ASF-affected Hog Raisers in Abuyog, Leyte (Oct. 12, 2021)

Author: DA Communications Group | 12 October 2021

Marivic Lonquias of Parasanon, Abuyog, Leyte received P50,000 from Agriculture Secretary William Dar as part of the indemnification to hog raisers affected by the African Swine Fever (ASF).

Lonquias is one of the 493 hog raisers who received financial assistance from the Department of Agriculture amounting to P10.97 million, as compensation for damages caused by ASF.

The cash distribution held at the Abuyog Community College is the third release of financial aid extended to hog raisers in the province. The first case of ASF was detected and confirmed in Brgy. Canaporong, Abuyog, Leyte on January 15, 2021. (Photo by Alan Jay Jacalan, DA-AFID)