Rice farmers Jun and Nora Surigao of Barangay Linangkob, Kidapawan City worry over the impact 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