The Painful Impact of Ondoy Typhoon



Who would forget how the Ondoy typhoon (international name: Ketsana) brought raging winds and an extended period of torrential rainfall to Metro Manila, Philippines on September 26, 2009? The victims of the calamity could not help but crouch in fear as they got stuck on the roofs of their houses with neither food nor water. And their only choice? Wait for rescue. 11 years ago now, but who will forget the horrors of Ondoy and the 872,097 people who got affected?

Ondoy typhoon

Who would forget how the Ondoy typhoon (international name: Ketsana) brought raging winds and an extended period of torrential rainfall to Metro Manila, Philippines on September 26, 2009? The victims of the calamity could not help but crouch in fear as they got stuck on the roofs of their houses with neither food nor water. And their only choice? Wait for rescue. More than 11 years ago now, but who will forget the horrors of (tropical storm) Ondoy and the 872,097 people who got affected?

For today’s blog, let us look back on that fateful day of September 2009. What really happened? 

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Andreas Klippe

5 Things to Consider When Choosing a Flood Protection Barrier



Is your area prone to flooding? Are you planning to prepare for this rainy season but you have no idea what flood protection you might need? Of course, what you need is a barrier that can block the entrance of floodwater, but the problem is there are a lot of barriers to choose from. So to help you determine the right one, here are the things you can consider.

flood protection barrier

Is your area prone to flooding? Are you planning to prepare for this rainy season but you have no idea what flood protection barrier you might need? Of course, what you need is a barrier that can block the entrance of floodwater, but the problem is there are a lot of barriers to choose from. 

So to help you determine the right one, here are the things you can consider.

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Andreas Klippe

Here’s an Effective Solution Against Canal Flood Risk



If the drainage systems and canals are filled with trash, any great amount of rain will immediately cause flooding and bring more destruction when a catastrophe hits. This is exactly the canal flood risk that Midsayap, North Cotabato should have considered.

Clogged canals are one of the reasons why numerous areas become flood-prone. This is evident in the experience of Midsayap City, North Cotabato, Philippines on August 4, 2020. Within an hour of downpours, a surge of water occurred and the clogged canals contributed to it. The residents of Midsayap might not have realized the canal flood risk since it was a sudden event. 

Nevertheless, YES, we should take into account the risk of canal flooding if we do not want to witness the heavy price that comes with it. But, before we tackle the risk, let us first know the types of canals.

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Andreas Klippe

5 IMPORTANT TIPS FOR BUILDING A HOUSE (last tip is VERY important)



The most important thing that people should consider in building a house is whether or not it has a jacuzzi. CTRL+A+DEL. Kidding aside, when building a house, some factors have to be considered. Understanding the important tips for building a house can help many build a residence that can stand the test of time.

Here are the TOP 5 most important tips for building a house:

tips for building a house

The most important thing that people should consider in a house is whether or not it has a jacuzzi. CTRL+A+DEL. Kidding aside, when starting a new home, some factors have to be considered. Understanding the important tips for building a house can help you build a residence that can stand the test of time.

Here are the TOP 5 most important tips for building a house:

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Andreas Klippe

1st Quarter Asia Weather Recap (2021) — How was Asia’s condition?



Some countries in Asia experienced natural disasters during the 1st quarter of 2021. Tropical storms, heavy monsoon rains, flooding, and sandstorm are some of the force majeure that happened in the said region. Let us have a brief 1st quarter Asia weather recap for 2021.

Natural disasters lashed some countries of Asia. Check out this region’s situation in this 1st Quarter Asia weather recap.

recap 1st quarter Asia weather

Some countries in Asia experienced natural disasters during the 1st quarter of 2021. Tropical storms, heavy monsoon rains, flooding, and sandstorm are some of the force majeure that happened in the said region. Let us have a brief 1st quarter Asia weather recap for 2021.

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Andreas Klippe

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