8 December 2012

So just how bad was the debris flow at Barangay Andap during typhoon Bopha / Pablo ?

Posted by dr-dave

.This bad – the village was in the middle of the valley (image from MindaNews):

http://www.mindanews.com/tag/typhoon-pablo/

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It is hard to imagine what this would have looked like in reality.  The answer is something like this:

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This is the very cost of the failure of effective disaster risk reduction, and the continuing unwillingness to address climate change.