Being flooded in your place of business is not a good thing. Equipment damaged and workers displaced because of no access to the workplace.
Flood is the most frequent and costly natural hazard in the Philippines, Indonesia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. Flooding can occur at any time and can be more damaging during typhoons, monsoon season and more frequently, the failure of natural or man made waterways.
Flood warnings can come from various sources. To help prepare people for floods, it’s important to be prepared by having a disaster planning response team onboard. Understanding the potential for flooding, sources and the impact on your operations is the starting point to developing your plan and ensure non-interruption of business.
Is it too late for the esteros of Manila? Here’s the truth:
Esteros are essential to Manila. They serve as the gateway of the floodwaters. But often they are build over or clogged rendering the whole place flooded.
1. Sorry State of Manila’s Esteros
Esteros are part of the history of Manila. It is what makes Manila unique.
Esteros is an estuary or inlet especially when marshy; specifically : a tidal channel used as a drainage canal in populated districts quoted from Merriam-Webster dictionary. In fact the City of Manila should have been called “Venice of Asia” for it has more canals than Bangkok, this according to Ka Tony’s blog.
What would be your reaction if you learned that the Leaning Tower of Pisa had been flooded?
You’re probably not familiar with the Leaning Tower of Pisa so you the magnitude of it having flooded doesn’t sink in. What if, Rizal Park has been flooded? Will it be a shock for you?
The flooding incident in Paris shocked the whole world. A city as sophisticated as Paris was flooded, and even centers of art were not spared.
As a flood specialist, I’m always on the look for news about flooding incidents in various countries. I do it regularly to be kept abreast of global events that are connected to climate change.
In my search for the latest news about flooding, my attention was drawn to this big story, err, flooding incident, in Paris, France. Let me share a bit about this Paris flooding incident, then let’s see what we can learn from it.
Flooding is the nation’s number one natural disaster, and it can occur inland, along the coast, and across every region of the country. Even though you may think your place has no risk of flooding, the reality is that anywhere it rains, it can flood.
Providing protection for your properties from floods is a good investment. It not only prevents damage but also protect the lives of your family and the workers in your place of business. Choosing the right flood protection is not as easy as choosing a furniture for your house. Here some guidelines to consider when choosing a flood protection system.
We know you’ve been following our exposés about Flood Control Asia RS (FCA) flood barriers since we first got in touch with you. But, we have to tell you something you haven’t heard from us yet.
Everything we told you since our first exposé can be compared to pep talk. Chalk talk. Pure “cheerleading”.
Come to think of it, we discussed what floodwater pressure is, what anchor plates are, and how back braces work. We simply discussed components that other flood barriers do not have.
At the end of the day, we haven’t told you anything crucial about the flood barriers.
Now, for the first time, we will unmask the (REAL) flood barriers before you. We will show you what the flood barriers are made of, and what makes them the best among the rest.
How do you stay safe during a flood?
Protect your properties from flood damage by just learning from our simple yet effective tips.
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