Typhoon Pablo left P4-B in damages – NDRRMC

TYPHOON Pablo has left at least four billion pesos in damages to agriculture and infrastructures as the weather disturbance slowly moves away from the country, a government disaster reports said Friday.

Reports released on Friday by the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC) said that total damage cost from Pablo’s was placed initially at P4.01 billion.

The Ndrrmc reports that the agriculture sector sustained the most cost of damage with P3.365 billion while damages to infrastructure was placed at P630.9 million and damages to private property where placed at P5.42 million.

Typhoon Pablo has also destroyed or damaged a total of 15, 860 houses in the regions of Caraga, Mimaropa, Central Visayas, Northern Mindanao and Davao, the Ndrrmc said in the reports.

The Ndrrcm reports added that at least 26 municipalities and four provinces in the said regions have been placed under state of calamity due to massive damages and destruction brought by Typhoon Pablo.

Under state of calamity are the provinces of Misamis Oriental, Surigao del Sur, Davao Oriental and Campostela Valley, the Ndrrmc reports said.

The reports added also placed under state of calamity were the towns of Magsaysay, Araceli and Roxas in Palawan; Kauswagan, Linamon, Matungao, Pantar, Pantao-Ragat in Lanao del Norte.

Under state of calamity are the towns of Gitagum, Kinoguitan, Lagonglong, Laguindingan, Libertad, Opol, Cagayan de Oro City in Misamis Oriental and Lopez Jaena and Plaridel in Misamis Occidental.

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