Dried up fishpond

Dodamin Bojis, owner of a fishpond in Barangay Linangkob, Kidapawan City, shows the effect of El Niño. The City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council is recommending to the Sangguniang Panlungsod the declaration of a state of calamity. Initial damage to crops is reported at 53 million pesos. MindaNews photo by GEONARRI O. SOLMERANO