Storm Paeng agri, infra damage in Cagayan hits P39.25 million

 

 

TUGUEGARAO CITY- Damage to agriculture and infrastructure caused by Severe Tropical Storm Paeng (international name: Nalgae) in Cagayan has reached P39.25 million, according to a disaster risk reduction management report released on Friday.

The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) has pegged agriculture damage at P38.98 million.

Damage on corn farms reached P14.15 million with 720 affected farmers while palay farms sustained P12.56 million in damage and affected 350 farmers.

Fishery damage was pegged at P2.63 million while P9.63 million were for vegetables and other high value crops like various fruits.

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