Meanwhile, the possibility of a developing La Niña is favored during the second half of 2016.
The budget will fund programs for El Niño, including the purchase of family food packs, shelter assistance, and additional relief supplies.
Notwithstanding, the Department of Agriculture continues to intensify its efforts to protect farms and farmers.
The Department of Agriculture has identified critical areas and intensified cloud seeding operations nationwide to save crops.
Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Esguerra on the status of the Roadmap to Address the Impact of El Niño
It is very important that affected families know about the situation and know how to access government programs that are already in place.
The Department of Agriculture has been consistently conducting cloud seeding sorties to induce artificial rain in the provinces of SOCCSKSARGEN.
The continuous decline in global oil prices and slower price increase in food items slowed inflation at 0.9 percent in February 2016 from 1.3 percent in the previous month.
The irrigation network services consists of the expansion of irrigation systems, and the repair, operation, and maintenance of pumping systems, to name a few.
President Benigno S. Aquino III talks with the members of the Foreign Correspondents Association of the Philippines.
The Department of Agriculture bolsters its efforts against El Niño through cloud seeding, a weather modification method that induces precipitation.