El Niño drought hits farmers and brings water rationing to major cities

According to Cebu’s provincial government, damage to agriculture and fisheries has already amounted to an estimated 100 million pesos.

Speaking yesterday (Monday, March 25), Provincial Board Member Thadeo Ouano said: “Further damage to the agricultural crops, livestock, fishery and water supply will be prevented if appropriate interventions and assistance are immediately provided to these vulnerable sectors.”

The declaration of a state of calamity will allow the provincial government to make use 59 million pesos in emergency funds.

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