Govt's $4 million may fall short of Cyclone Gabrielle's 'unprecedented' damage

Govt's $4 million may fall short of Cyclone Gabrielle's 'unprecedented' damage
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Communication outages are one of the biggest challenges facing the agriculture sector and an initial $4 million may fall short as the extent of the damage wrought by Cyclone Gabrielle is far from clear.  The cyclone’s impact is “unprecedented” said agriculture minister Damien O'Connor when he announced the funding. Widespread power and communication outages are also a major challenge.  "Conditions continue to make it difficult to assess the full extent of crop damage, livestock losses, and disruption,&r...

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