THE Cebu provincial government has created a task force to oversee and speed up the rehabilitation of the province’s farm lands which sustained more than P800 million in crop losses due to supertyphoon Yolanda. Provincial Agriculturist Roldan Saragena said the rehabilitation plan will be implemented in a two-month period and will start with the planting [...]
By Ronnel W. Domingo
Monster typhoon “Yolanda” (international name Haiyan) claimed a total of P138.6 million worth of crops being grown in the Bicol and Mimaropa regions, according to preliminary data from the Department of Agriculture.
By Mar S. Arguelles
Some P32 million in crops were lost in Bicol due to widespread flooding spawned by torrential rains brought on by tropical storm Quinta on Wednesday, the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said Friday.
By Germelina Lacorte
Surviving victims of typhoon Pablo here face a bleak new year as the massive devastation also ripped their jobs away.
By Dona Z. Pazzibugan
Classes will resume in typhoon-devastated areas by January 2013 despite the extensive loss of lives and property, according to Education Secretary Armin Luistro.
The Department of Agriculture (DA) in Bicol projected more crop losses in the coming days as floods continued to wreak havoc on the region’s farms.