Damage to infra, agri due to 'Ineng' now over P4 billion | Inquirer News

Damage to infra, agri due to ‘Ineng’ now over P4 billion

/ 03:16 PM September 04, 2015
Volunteers clear the road of trees toppled by Typhoon “Ineng” (international name: Goni) in Barangay Guisad, Baguio City, on Friday. Stormy weather and heavy rains  are still expected in Luzon, including Metro Manila, over the weekend. RICHARD BALONGLONG/INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

Volunteers clear the road of trees toppled by Typhoon “Ineng” (international name: Goni) in Barangay Guisad, Baguio City. RICHARD BALONGLONG/INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

Damage to property caused by Typhoon Ineng (Goni) has reached over P4 billion two weeks after it battered Luzon, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said Friday.

Loss to infrastructure and agriculture incurred a total of P4,100,039,108.75.

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Destroyed infrastructure is worth P2,333,559,843.97 while damage to agricultural crops is at P1,736,772,733.28. NDRRMC also noted other damage worth P29,706,531.50.

Most of the areas affected were Ilocos, Cagayan, Central Luzon and Cordillera regions.

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Death toll also increased to 32, NDRRMC said.

There are 2,966 families or 11,915 persons still sheltered in evacuation centers.

State of calamity was declared in Ilocos Norte; Benguet; Sta. Praxedes in Cagayan; Balbalan in Kalinga; Apayao; Mt. Province and Abra. JE

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TAGS: Agriculture, Damages, Goni, Ineng, Infrastructure, NDRRMC, northern Luzon, Property, Typhoon
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