Mayor Romualdez leads distribution of cash aid for typhoon affected farmers, fishers
Mayor Alfred S. Romualdez leads the ceremonial distribution of financial assistance from President Rodrigo Roa Duterte to 865 typhoon Ursula affected farmers and fishermen in the 39 northern barangays on Wednesday, March 11 at the St. Francis Gym, Brgy. 105 San Isidro (Suhi).
About Php 3.8 million was released to help farmers and fisherfolk, affected during the onslaught of the said typhoon last December 2019, for the rehabilitation of their agri-fishery livelihood.
The 353 fishermen were given Php 5,000 each, while the 512 farmers received 4,000 pesos, respectively. Meantime, the Bagacay Farmers Association got 10,000 pesos, as an aid to boost their production.
Also, lending a hand during the distribution of financial aid was Acting City Social Welfare and Development Office Head Fe Chona Bahin.
Photo: A. Alamos/ K.E. Napala/CIO