Taiwan: Kanu typhoon damages more than 150 million yuan, Nantou Ren’ai survey disaster allows all crops to accept cash relief for melons and fruits which is expected to be exempted from site survey

Fresh Papaya
Published Aug 9, 2023

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Typhoon Kanu caused heavy rain and agricultural damage in central and southern mountainous areas of Taiwan. According to the Ministry of Agriculture, agricultural losses have exceeded 150 million yuan, with Nantou County being the most severely affected. Minister of Agriculture Chen Jizhong visited the affected areas in Nantou and announced that crops in Renai Township qualify for natural disaster cash assistance, but the declaration may be delayed due to traffic.
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Typhoon Kanu introduced southwesterly airflow, which brought heavy rain for several days to the central and southern mountainous areas, causing agricultural damage. According to the statistics of the Ministry of Agriculture, as of 5 pm today (8th), agricultural losses have exceeded 150 million yuan, and counties and cities have been damaged. The situation in Nantou is the most severe, accounting for 85% of the losses. Minister of Agriculture Chen Jizhong went to Renai Township and Puli Township in Nantou today to investigate the disaster. He said that all the crops in Renai have met the criteria for starting natural disaster cash assistance and will announce it as soon as possible. Farmers may be blocked due to traffic If the declaration cannot be made smoothly, the processing time may be delayed. According to the information collected by local governments from the Agriculture and Food Administration and the Animal Husbandry Department of the Ministry of Agriculture, typhoon Kanu ...
Source: Agriharvest
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