Dry season's effect on yields checked

Dry season's effect on yields checked

The upland barangays in Cebu City are pondering the impacts of dry spell brought by the beginning of El Niño. 

Cebu City Agriculture Department (CAD) faculty are surveying the farming harm in the mountain zones for conceivable announcement of a condition of cataclysm. 

"Our field experts are investigating the degree of the harm and the quantity of influenced ranchers," she said. 

The information assembled will be submitted to the Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (CCDRRMO) for scrutiny. 

The proposal for the announcement of a condition of cataclysm will originate from CCDRRMO. CCDRRMO's suggestion is subject for the City Council's endorsement. 

The revelation will enable the city government to utilize its disaster support in stretching out help to the ranchers.

In view of CAD's underlying report, 28 upland barangays are experiencing water lack. 

The influenced barangays are Busay, Pulangbato, Budlaan, Binaliw, Mabini, Agsungot, Malubog, Taptap, Adlaon, Guba, Lusaran, Cambinocot, Paril, Sirao, Pamutan, Toong, Sapangdaku, Kalunasan, Buhisan, Pung-ol Sibugay, Babag, Bonbon, Sudlon 1, Sudlon 2, Sinsin, Tagbao, Tabunan, and Buot Taop. 

To support the ranchers and occupants, the city has conveyed water tankers in these territories. 

Then, Cebu City Health Officer Alma Corpin has cautioned people in general against regular diseases in this time, particularly lack of hydration and heatstroke. 

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