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Distribution of Calamity Assistance in Batangas

Author: DA Communications Group | 14 January 2020

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Agriculture Secretary William D. Dar delivered a total of P41 million worth of financial assistance to the Provincial government of Batangas on January 14, 2020 at the Batangas Provincial Sports Complex, Batangas City.

They turned over P30 million credit facility, under the Survival and Recovery loan program of the Agricultural Credit Policy Council, to the Mt. Carmel Rural Bank.

In addition, the Department of Agriculture (DA) turned over P7.5 million worth of livelihood assistance to the farmers and P3.5 million worth of livelihood assistance to the fishers affected by the Taal Volcano eruption.

Pres. Duterte reiterated that all the national government agencies are ready to assist the affected families. (Photos by Gian Carlo Luague, DA-AFID)