BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, July 4 (PIA) - - At least 36 hog raisers in this town recently received indemnification assistance from the Department of Agricutlure (DA).
The DA assistance worth P1 million was given to the hog raisers who were affected by the African Swine Flu (ASF) in barangays La Torre North and South in this town.
The hog raisers received a minimum assistance worth P5,000 per hog lost during the ASF infection.
Earlier, the hog raisers also received assistance worth P5,000 each from the municipal local government here.
The provincial government also gave the same assistance to enable the ASF-affected hog raisers cope up with their losses.
"These forms of assistance from the local and the national governments will give them a relief from being devastated by the recent ASF infection," Governor Carlos Padilla said. (ALM/BME/PIA 2-Nueva Vizcaya)