tropical storm Ondoy

Filipinos who felt the wrath of tropical storm Ondoy (international name: Ketsana) were all busy cheating death, barely hanging on.

September 26, 2009 was just like any other rainy day for Corazon Tosio. She knew there was a storm brewing and its name was Ondoy. As simple as that it seemed. However, it turned out to be a very strong one! 

Tosio said in an interview on the sidelines of a seminar organized by the Center for Women’s Resources, “We really did not expect it to be that strong because floods have come and gone in our barangay. But Ondoy was really strong. It brought severe flooding.” 

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Flooding As a Secondary Effect of Earthquakes


Posted by Andreas Klippe | October 14, 2021
Secondary effect of earthquakes

Earthquakes can cause serious damage and fatalities in populated areas, but earthquakes are not always the ones responsible. There are other natural disasters which earthquakes trigger and can be more ruinous. One of them is flooding, which we can consider as a secondary effect of earthquakes. 

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3rd quarter Asia weather

Since the start of 2021, natural disasters have struck Asia, affecting thousands of people through damages and casualties. This was detailed in the weather recapitulation of the 1st and 2nd quarter, and will also be expounded in this 3rd quarter Asia weather recap. 

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Philippine Critical Infrastructure

How safe is the Philippine critical infrastructure? Is it always ready to stand against calamities like floods?

In an interview with Rappler, National Disaster Risk Reduction & Management Council (NDRRMC) Spokesperson Mark Timbal remembered his experience when tropical storm Yolanda (international name: Haiyan) ravaged Eastern Visayas on November 8, 2013, leaving over 6,000 dead and about 1800 missing. 

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Winter Flooding Should Not be Underestimated


Posted by Andreas Klippe | September 2, 2021
Winter Flooding

We usually hear of summer storms during half of the year. However, are they the only ones that can cause floods? Absolutely not, because a lot of flooding and damage happen as well during winter months. Thus, we should not regard winter flooding as less important as it can also be disastrous. 

To understand how grave it is, let us come to know its threats, and find out how we can control them in the latter part of this blog. 

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