Agri damage caused by Karding now over P160M | Inquirer News

Agri damage caused by Karding now over P160M

By: - Reporter / @zacariansINQ
/ 02:51 AM September 27, 2022

AFTERMATH | Palay crops in different stages of growth are either tilted, twisted or laid flat on paddies after strong winds of Super Typhoon Karding (international name: Noru) battered agricultural lands in Umingan town, Pangasinan province, on Sunday. —CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines — The estimated cost of damage caused by Typhoon Karding (internationally known as Noru) to the country’s agricultural sector jumped to P160.1 million, said the Department of Agriculture (DA).

In its latest report, DA said this translates to a total volume loss of 7,457 metric tons (MT), affecting 3,780 total farmers, and 16,659 hectares of agricultural land.

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Rice crops were still the most affected commodity with a total volume loss of 6,571 MT worth P119.4 million.

Corn also suffered losses worth P11.6, while high-value crops, specifically, assorted vegetables, lost P27.05 million worth of produce.

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Fisheries, particularly, fisheries produce, fishing boats, and gears were also affected with estimated damage worth P1.9 million.

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Responding to appeals for help, the Inquirer is extending its relief efforts to the families affected by Typhoon Karding. Cash donations may be deposited in the Inquirer Foundation Corp. Banco De Oro (BDO) Current Account No.: 007960018860 and through Maya

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