Alfonso, Cavite City, October 8-11, 2015—Conference Ministers from different parts of Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao converged in St. Paul Center for Renewal to mark the UCCP Leaders Mid Term Planning.
Among the badly affected by Lando in Cagayan Valley are the farmers. Hundreds of hectares of rice and corn fields were totally destroyed by strong winds and floods. Banana, coconut and many other fruit bearing trees were also totally damaged. Vegetable gardens in the upper parts of Nueva Vizcaya were destroyed by landslides. Several towns in the region especially those along Magat and Cagayan rivers had been flooded. 36 houses near the riverbanks were totally damaged also. Livestock – cows and carabaos had been reportedly swept out by floods.
UCCP joins other church groups in calling the public to support lumads from Mindanao who marched all the way to Manila to bring their plight to government attention.