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Pinakamalala! DA reports P2.26B agri damage due to Maring

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The Department of Agriculture has updated the total damage on agriculture caused by the recent onslaughy of Severe Tropical Storm “Maring” in Northern Luzon and some parts of the country.

On its latest report, the DA reported that agricultural loss and damage have already reached P2.26 billion as of Wednesday, October 20.

DA also cited that more than 79,000 farmers, fishers, and backyard livestock and poultry raisers are severely affected by the effects of massive flooding.

The DA also reported the devastation of diversion dams, irrigation systems, check dams, nurseries, demo farms, and farm-to-market roads.

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