El Niño Task Force - updates

Rappler's latest stories on El Niño Task Force


Malacañang reactivates El Niño task force

Aug 16, 2019 - 4:52 PM

The task force, ordered to provide long-term solutions for food and water security, is reactivated at the tail-end of the El Niño

Critical dams to have ‘way below normal’ rainfall Feb-March

Jan 06, 2016 - 3:19 PM

El Niño is likely to grip the country until June while 85 of the country could experience drought by the end of April

DRY MONTHS AHEAD. PAGASA Senior Weather Specialist Anthony Lucero explains the drought expected in many provinces in the country until June 2016. Photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler

Just realign for El Niño agri funds, don't ask for more – Drilon

Sep 04, 2015 - 7:30 PM

The senate president suggests a joint resolution by Congress to speed up the release of funds to the Department of Agriculture for El Niño preparations and response

DA awaits P939 million budget for El Niño efforts

Jun 05, 2015 - 7:34 PM

The agency says it will use the funds to focus on immediate interventions to address crop damage like cloud seeding and giving replacement seeds to farmers

THIRSTY RICE. Palay is particularly sensitive to drought conditions because it depends on a stable supply of water to grow. File photo by Fritzie Rodriguez/Rappler