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Rice for quarantined communities

Rolex Dela Pena, EPA-EFE

Posted at Mar 31 2020 08:47 PM | Updated as of Mar 31 2020 09:40 PM

Rice for quarantined communities

City workers on Tuesday pack rice in bags for distribution to quarantined communities in Marikina City amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The Department of Agriculture on the same day proposed the importation of some 300,000 metric tons of rice to ensure food security in the country during the crisis.