Damage, losses in Agri sector due to Karding reach P1.29 billion — DA | Inquirer News

Damage, losses in Agri sector due to Karding reach P1.29 billion — DA

/ 10:00 PM September 27, 2022
The agricultural damage and losses due to Typhoon Karding is now at P1.29 billion, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said on Tuesday.

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MANILA, Philippines — The agricultural damage and losses due to Typhoon Karding is now at P1.29 billion, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said on Tuesday.

The total said amount of damages have been reported in Cordillera Administrative Region, Ilocos Region, Cagayan Valley, Central Luzon, Calabarzon and Bicol Region, affecting82,158 farmers and fisherfolk in the said regions.

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The total volume of production loss is also at 72,231 metric tons, which refers to commodities like rice, corn, high value crops, livestock and poultry, and fisheries.

A total of 141,312 hectares of agricultural areas have been likewise damaged by the typhoon.

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“The increase in overall damage and losses is due to additional reports on rice, corn, high value crops, livestock and fisheries in all affected regions,” the DA said in a statement.

Karding left the Philippine area of responsibility on Monday night, according to the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration, killing at least eight people. Kristelle Anne Razon, Inquirer.net trainee

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