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City Council of Davao approved the 31.5M from Davao’s Calamity Fund to help the farmers of North Cotabato for the 15,000 sacks of rice the farmers are asking.

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In response to the farmers’ cry after the recent bloody incident in Kidapawan, the city council of Davao passed a resolution to extend help to the farmers. 31.5M will be used to buy 15000 sacks (2100/sack) and to be given to the farmers affected by El NiƱo.

Just few days after Mayor Duterte said he will be asking the city council of Davao to extend help, the council after today’s session completed the passing of resolution allowing the honorable mayor to use the 5% of Davao’s calamity funds to provide aide to the farmers of the Province of Cotabato.