‘Pablo’ damages1.1M fruit crops and livestock in Camiguin


MAMBAJAO, CAMIGUIN, Dec. 5 (PIA) — Tropical cyclone Pablo (BOPHA) left P1.1M worth of damages to fruit crops and livestock, as it passes the island yesterday. 

Partial report from the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (PDRRMC) recorded around P800,000 worth of fruit crops, reportedly ravaged by strong winds and heavy downpour of rain, which started to affect the island as early as Monday, December 3. 

Around P300,000 worth of livestock and poultry animals were reportedly damaged. 

Provincial Planning and Development Officer (PPDO) Felicisimo M. Gomez noted that the figures however are still partial while the assessment is still on-going. 

As of this report there were no reported damage on infrastructure and communication facilities, including roads and bridges. 

The disaster report likewise showed some 1,552 persons or 360 families temporarily displaced, including those who gather and seek shelter at the designated evacuation centers during prolonged rainfall. 

Meanwhile, Typhoon Pablo has now weakened as it continues to move towards Northern Palawan. 

It is expected to be at the 440 km Northwest of Puerto Princesa City by tomorrow morning and by Friday morning it will be near West of Calapan in Oriental Mindoro. (PIA 10)Image


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