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more rice and corn crops are affected by el niño in mid-march 2019

Agricultural damage from El Niño rises to P1.33 billion

Rice takes the biggest hit with production loss of P814.4 million, while production loss for corn is at P512.3 million — (MANILA, Philippines) Agricultural damage caused by weak El Niño grew from P464.27 million on March 11 to P1.33 billion as of Tuesday, March 19, said the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) Operations Center …

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are the philippines' coastal communities prepared for a tsunami

Are Filipino communities prepared for a tsunami

In the event of a disaster, communities should ‘act as one,’ says Ishmael Narag of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology — MANILA, Philippines – The deadly tsunami in Palu, Indonesia, which took more than 2,000 lives, can be attributed to several factors, including the country’s topography, vulnerable communities, and a less-than-robust early warning …

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