Here’s What You Need to Know About Floods and Flash Floods



Although we know that both floods and flash floods may cause harm, they are often used interchangeably. Are all floods, flash floods? Or are all flash floods, floods? Do they have a relationship? Just what is the difference between floods and flash floods?

Although we know that both floods and flash floods may cause harm, they are often used interchangeably. Are all floods, flash floods? Or are all flash floods, floods? Do they have a relationship? Just what is the difference between floods and flash floods?

To start, we first tackle what a flood and flash flood individually mean. Then we will differentiate them later on.

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Andreas Klippe

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Andreas Klippe is founder of the Asian Center for Flood Control located in Clark Freeport Zone, Philippines.

How can Buoyant Force of Water be a Solution to Flooding



After flooding, we see different objects floating on floodwaters. The buoyant force of water is causing these objects to float. But did you know that the same force can actually help solve flood problems? Read on and find out how.

buoyant force of water floods

WHAT IS THE BUOYANT FORCE OF WATER?

To begin, we have to define what buoyant force is. 

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Andreas Klippe is founder of the Asian Center for Flood Control located in Clark Freeport Zone, Philippines.

The Bitter Truth about Southeast Asian Floods | Part 2



In Part 1 of my blog, I showed the flooding situations across Southeast Asia in 2020. I also mentioned that as the flooding situations worsen, so are their negative impacts on the environment, the economy, and society as a whole.

Floods are a common sight in Southeast Asian countries. What could be the reasons, effects, and solutions to these floods?

Southeast Asian Flooding

In Part 1 of my blog, I showed the flooding situations across Southeast Asian countries in 2020. I also mentioned that as these floods worsen, so are their negative impacts on the environment, the economy, and society as a whole. 

As a continuation, we will answer the following questions that I posted in that preceding blog article:

  • What really are the causes of Southeast Asian floods? 
  • Why does it seem to worsen as time goes by?
  • What are the consequences of these floods?
  • Is there a solution for this? 

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Andreas Klippe

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Andreas Klippe is founder of the Asian Center for Flood Control located in Clark Freeport Zone, Philippines.

The Bitter Truth about Southeast Asian Floods | Part 1



The year 2020 is a year of flooding.
When speaking about flooding, Southeast Asia is no stranger to it. In 2020, several typhoons, along with other systems, passed through, landed, and left the countries of the said Asian region.
Check the news briefs below to know more about the flooding situations that happened in Southeast Asia in the year 2020.

Southeast Asian countries experienced terrible floods in 2020. How did this affected the countries and the people?

The year 2020 is a year of flooding. Southeast Asian countries are no stranger to floods.

In 2020, several typhoons, along with other systems, passed through, landed, and left the countries of the said Asian region. 

Check the news briefs below to know more about the flooding situations that happened in Southeast Asia in the year 2020. 

Continue reading “The Bitter Truth about Southeast Asian Floods | Part 1”

Andreas Klippe

About author

Andreas Klippe is founder of the Asian Center for Flood Control located in Clark Freeport Zone, Philippines.

How to Protect your Business against Flood



Many businesses in the Philippines have fire exits. I do not think malls will be allowed to operate without proper fire exits. Some businesses even have fire drills once in a while to keep the employees updated with the safety protocols in case of fire. However, there is no safety protocol given to counter flooding.

Floodwaters will enter openings in commercial buildings

Many businesses in the Philippines have fire exits. I do not think malls will be allowed to operate without proper fire exits. Some businesses even have fire drills once in a while to keep the employees updated with the safety protocols in case of fire. 

However, why aren’t there a lot of safety protocols given to counter flooding?

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Andreas Klippe

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Andreas Klippe is founder of the Asian Center for Flood Control located in Clark Freeport Zone, Philippines.

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