I. Policy Objectives
According to Article 60 of the "Agricultural Development Regulations," the agricultural production is damaged due to natural disasters. The government must apply for cash assistance, subsidies or low-profit loans to help farmers resume production quickly. The Agricultural Committee of the Executive Yuan has issued a “Agricultural Natural Disaster Relief Measures” in accordance with the provisions of the pre-opening laws. According to the implementation of the above-mentioned rescue operations, the necessary funds will be set up and supported by the Agricultural Natural Disaster Relief Fund.
Second, the content of measures
Relief measures: including cash assistance and low-profit loans.
Rescue target: According to Article 5 of the “Agricultural Natural Disaster Relief Measures”, the target of the rescue is the natural person who actually engages in the production of agriculture, forestry, fishery and animal husbandry. However, those who have not registered in accordance with the relevant laws and regulations for registration or approval, as well as the use of land, water sources and facilities do not comply with the provisions of the relevant laws and regulations are not assisted.
Application Procedures: Affected farmers should apply to the township office of the disaster-hit area within 10 days from the date of the Agricultural Committee's announcement to the rescue area. Overdue time will not be accepted.
Carrying the documents: When affected farmers apply for assistance, they should carry identity cards, farmer and fishermen's deposit books and seals, and proof of ownership of land. If the land is to be leased, the land entrustment or lease agreement within the valid period must be attached.
Investigation and identification: Applying for the salvage of crops or agricultural facilities is in accordance with the announcement of the Agriculture Commission's announcement of the salvage project, and the surveyed and identified victims of disaster-affected public bodies amount to more than 20%, and those who pass the random inspection of municipalities, counties (cities) and governments have a pass rate of more than 90%. Relief is based on the standard of aided projects.
Third, related websites
Information on the targets of the "Agricultural Natural Disaster Relief Measures", the application procedures, and the salvage quota standards can be found on the website of the Committee of Agriculture. Statistics on agricultural industry assistance over the years can be obtained from the Agri-Food and Agriculture Department Agricultural Report Resource Website's Cash Assistance Website. Search (http://agr.afa.gov.tw/afa/afa_frame.jsp).