The Local Government Unit of Bauang distributed Cash Assistance to 117 hog raisers from the ten 10 affected barangays (Parian Oeste, Payocpoc Norte Oeste, Payocpoc Sur, Quinavite, Lower San Agustin, Taberna, Santiago Central East, Central West and Pugo) of the African Swine Flu (ASF). A total of 539, 500.00 pesos were handed over by the Local Government Unit of Bauang as part of the Municipal Ordinance No. 55 Anti-ASF Code of The Municipality of Bauang that has been approved last October 2020.
The Municipal Agriculture Office and the Municipal Treasury Office assisted Mayor Menchie C. Lomboy de Guzman, and the Sangguniang Bayan in the distribution of the financial Assistance.
In the previous months the Department of Agriculture and the Provincial Government of La Union also distributed financial assistance to affected hog raisers in the Municipality.
The Local Government of Bauang is urging the public to help the authority stop the spread of ASF and save Swine industry in the Municipality.(PIAS-MAO)