Addressing climate change thru our young
Prepare against heat waves and long droughts. This was the warning of the United Nations and the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration with the El Niño phenomenon affecting more regions in the country.
The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs reported that nearly half of 194,000 hectares of farms in Mindanao have been affected by the drought. And the Department of Agriculture has reported that, in fact, Region 12, particularly Maguindanao which declared a state of calamity in February, was the hardest hit by El Niño in the past three months.
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