The Bitter Truth about Southeast Asian Floods | Part 2


Posted by Andreas Klippe | March 25, 2021

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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The Bitter Truth about Southeast Asian Floods | Part 1


Posted by Andreas Klippe | March 23, 2021

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. 

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The Secret why Aluminum Barriers can Build a Flood-free home


Posted by Andreas Klippe | March 5, 2021
What is the relationship between a fork and a flood barrier?

Try to put your place in the kitchen and name all of the utensils you have there. Probably, most of these kitchenwares such as spoons, forks, knives, and cooking pots are made up of aluminum. 

Who would have thought that this same aluminum can be used as flood barriers and can save and protect you from floods? Let’s discover the secret on why aluminum can build a flood-free home. 

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Know Why Sandbags are not Enough as Flood Protection


Posted by Andreas Klippe | February 23, 2021
Sandbags set up at the entrance of a school

Let’s take a snapshot of this scenario. 

Typhoon strikes as rainwater pours out heavily. As water level rises, threats of flood are already coming. People are already busy finding ways to save their lives and properties. Some evacuate, some bring their belongings onto the second floor of the house, and some, pack sands into bags. 

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How to Protect your Business against Flood


Posted by Andreas Klippe | February 15, 2021
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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