Director Mercedita P. Jabagat of Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) assures farmers of the food assistance being prepared by the Department during their peaceful rally in front of DSWD Regional Office Wednesday afternoon. Affiliated with Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas and Unyon ng mga Manggagawa sa Agrikultura, each farmer will receive three kilos rice, two cans corned beef, two cans sardines and three sachets 3-in-1 coffee. The farmers also submitted to DSWD a proposal on Cash-For-Work good for 20 days. Said farmers participated in the four-day protest Kampuhan sa mga Mag-Uuma held in separate venues in Davao City from January 24-27. (DSWD)