‘Quinta’, ‘Rolly’ leave P5-B agri damage
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Agricultural damage and losses caused by Typhoon “Quinta” (international name: “Molave”) and Super Typhoon “Rolly” (“Goni”) reached P4.56 billion, data from the Department of Agriculture (DA) showed. Total volume of production loss was at 262,539 metric tons (MT), affecting commodities such as rice, corn, high-value crops, fisheries, livestock, irrigation and agri-facilities, it added. For Quinta, the total amount of damage and losses in agri-fisheries hit P2.56 billion, with 145,577 MT of volume loss, affecting 47,864 farmers and fisherfolk with 88,252 hectares of agricultural areas.
Gomez, E. J., & Lagare, J. B. (2020, November 5). 'Quinta', 'Rolly' leave P5-B agri damage. The Manila Times, p. A5.
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