Loss in agriculture from recent typhoons now at P12.3B


MANILA, Philippines — The recent typhoons that struck the country have left some P12.3 billion in damaged agriculture based on the latest data from the Department of Agriculture (DA).

Agriculture Secretary William Dar said this figure as of Thursday morning covers the damage caused by typhoons Quinta, Rolly, and Ulysses.

“Ang suma tutal doon sa Ulysses ay (The total damage caused by Ulysses) is 3.84 [billion] and the rest is from Quinta and Rolly so we now have P12.3 billion of damage in agriculture as of this morning,” he said in an interview with ABS-CBN News Channel.

According to Dar, the most affected regions in terms of agriculture are Cagayan Valley, the Bi…

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