Farm damage from 2 storms hit P565M
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The two tropical storms that soaked Metro Manila and the rest of Luzon damaged P565 million worth of crops, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said on Monday. The DA’s Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (DRRMC) said the rice sector incurred the heaviest damage at P428 million, followed by the fisheries sector, P136 million. Tropical storm “Henry” and severe tropical storm “Inday” also destroyed P1 million worth of corn crops.
Gomez, E. J. (2018, July 24). Farm damage from 2 storms hit P565M. The Manila Times, p. A3.
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- The Manila Times